Modelling of Marine Environments

EMBC+ MODULE 2: Toolbox for investigating marine Biodiversity
semester: 
3
ects: 
6

• Conceptualizing, implementing, optimizing and understanding models in marine biology
• Biogeochemical models, from simple models to functional types models
• Individual-based models, including ecophysiological and behavioural IBMs
• Population dynamics and marine resources management
 

keywords: 
1) Quantitative ecology, 2) Modelling, 3) Marine ecosystems
initial: 

-Marine ecology concepts
-Population dynamics concepts
-Predator-prey interaction
-Basic notions in mathematics (derivate, derivative equations, matrix algebra)
 

final: 

Ability to understand, to construct, and to use models in marine biology, to test hypotheses using models, to calibrate and validate those models against observations.