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Programme

Programme

DAY 1 – MONDAY 4 AUGUST 2014
General introduction to marine climate change and indicators
09:00-09:45

Welcome address and overview of the course  

Prof. Yunxuan Zhou (SKLEC),

Lisa Maddison, Ingrid van Putten, Stéphane Pesant

09:45-10:30

Delineating the issues of climate change and impacts to marine ecosystems

Beth Fulton

10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45

Indicator basics – What they are, why we use them and what they can be used for

Alida Bundy

 

 

11:45-12:30

Indicators of climate change and climate impact on marine ecological systems (biophysical perspective)

Scott Large

 

12:30-13:30 Lunch
State and pressure indicators and modelling basics
13:30-14:15

Climate change and marine biogeochemistry at different time scales

Eric Galbraith

14:15-15:15

Economic, food security and Management implications of climate change

Rashid Sumaila

15:15-15:45 Break
Working group projects
15:45-17:00

Introduction to group work, divide into groups

Ingrid van Putten, Beth Fulton (and all other lecturers)

17:00-19:00

Poster session – Participants present a poster relating to their research (Drinks and snacks will be served)

All lecturers

DAY 2 – Tuesday 5 AUGUST 2014
Data and databases
09:00-10:00

Modelling basics and modelling in the context of indicators

Beth Fulton

 

10:00-10:45

General circulation models

Eric Galbraith

10:45-11:15 Break
11:15-12:00

Selecting indicators

Alida Bundy

 

12:00-13:00

Access to observational data and indicators

Stéphane Pesant

 

13:00-14:00 Lunch
Working group projects
14:00-14:30

The principle of socio-ecological systems - valuing marine resources using the ecosystem-services approach

Ingrid van Putten

 

14:30-15:30

Commencement of group work

All lecturers will be present to help with ideas and approaches

15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-17:00

Group work continued

All lecturers

DAY 3 – Wednesday 6 AUGUST 2014
Analyses refresher and statistics primer – how to analyse data
09:00-09:45

Data analysis methods (including methods for data quality control)

Scott Large

09:45-10:30

Methods for nonlinearity exploration in data: Detecting ‘tipping points’, developing decision criteria empirically and analytically.

Scott Large

10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45

Applied statistical techniques (PCA and Cluster analysis)

Scott Large, Beth Fulton

11:45-12:30

Applied statistical techniques (analysis of networks)

Scott Large, Ingrid van Putten

12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00

Interactive assessment and discussion of three scientific papers (Fulton et al 2010, Mora et al 2009, Halpern et al 2012)

Rashid Sumaila, Beth Fulton and others

15:00-15:30 Break
Working group projects
15:00-17:00

Group work continued

All lecturers

DAY 4 – Thursday 7 AUGUST 2014
How to use indicators in ecological and socio-economic models
09:00-10:00

Publishing, discovering and re-using scientific data

Stéphane Pesant

10:00-11:00

Linking coastal communities and socio-economic indicators to marine ecosystems

Ingrid van Putten

11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30

Using indicators with ecological and socio-economic models

Rashid Sumaila

12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30

Performance of indicators

Alida Bundy

14:30-15:00 Break
Working group projects
15:00-17:00

Group work continued

All lecturers

DAY 5 – Friday 8 AUGUST 2014
Using indicators for policy, decision-making and management
09:00-09:30

Impacts of fishing and climate change on fisheries

Yongsong Qiu

09:30-10:00

Use of indicators in fisheries management of China

Jiahua Cheng

10:00-11:00

Use of indicators in policy and management

Keith Sainsbury

11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30

Use of economic and social indicators in fisheries policy and management

Rashid Sumaila

12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30

Communicating indicators to a range of audiences

Keith Sainsbury

14:30-15:00 Break
Working group projects
15:00-17:00

Preparation for group presentations

All lecturers

19:30 Summer school dinner at the Shanghai Min Restaurant
DAY 6 – Saturday 9 AUGUST 2014
Participant presentations
09:00-11:00

Group presentations of their ecosystem assessment

All lecturers

11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30

Group presentations of their ecosystem assessment

All lecturers

12:30-13:30

Closing discussion

All lecturers