xAdvanced course: contributing to fisheries management with EwE

13 November 2014, Room P31 at ICM-CSIC

This advanced one day course will present how EwE tools can be used in the context of fisheries management. In particular, the Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE) plug-in and the value chain will be presented. Participants will learn how to parameterize and analyse results from these modules.

Teachers: Villy Christensen (UBC, Canada), Steve Mackinson (CEFAS, UK)

Agenda

Friday 13 November
09:00-10:15 Theory and background: experience with applying ecological models to advise management
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:30 Model uncertainty
Management Strategy Evaluation
12:30-14:00 Break
14:00-15:15 Economic analysis and the Value Chain
15:15-15:30 Break
15:30-17:00 Communcating your science: know, involve and convince your audience

Software needed

  • Please bring a laptop that can operate in Window (i.e. no Mac’s of if you have a Mac please make sure that it has a Windows OS installed and that all the software works on it.
  • Please download the newest version of Ecopath with Ecosim EwE v. 6.4.2 (August 2014) from the Ecopath website and make sure that it works.
  • Please make sure you have Microsoft Office (excel, word, etc.) or equivalent downloaded
  • There will be access to the internet provided in the course room

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