Course INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGICAL MODELLING
COURSE INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGICAL MODELLING | 14 to 18 November
Place: CMIA Matosinhos, Matosinhos, Portugal
Lecturers: Irene Martins (PhD, CIIMAR), Ana Costa (PhD, CIIMAR), Alexandra Guerra (MSc, CIIMAR)
Keynote speakers: João Alexandre Cabral (PhD, CITAB, UTAD), Isabel Iglesias (PhD, CIIMAR), Fabíola Amorim (PhD, CIIMAR)
Course short description:
The course aims at teaching the basic theoretical concepts as well as the practical methodologies, to develop and implement mechanistic dynamic models with a focus on aquatic organisms and ecosystems.
The course is divided into theoretical (morning sessions) and practical lectures (afternoon sessions). Theoretical lectures will be delivered by researchers from the Marine Ecosystem Modelling (MEMO) team of CIIMAR and by invited experienced modellers. During the practical sessions, participants will have a direct contact (hands on) with a modelling software (Powersim software by Powersim, Inc).
Target audience: students (undergraduate, MSc, PhD), researchers, and other professionals with an interest in environmental modelling
Previously knowledge in ecological modelling is NOT required
All classes will be in-person
The course will be taught in English
Fee: 90 € (50 € for CIIMAR/UP members)
Limited to 25 available positions
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Deadline for registration: 9th November 2022
Course Programme HERE