Lorentz Center - Animal Migration - linking models and data from 2 Mar 2009 through 6 Mar 2009
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    Animal Migration - linking models and data
    from 2 Mar 2009 through 6 Mar 2009

 
Monday, 2 March 2009

Monday, 2 March 2009

 

Setting the scene

09:00-10:30            Registration, coffee

10:30-12:30            Introduction to the workshop

                                 Organisational announcements

                                 Review presentation – Silke Bauer and Marcel Klaassen

 

12:30-14:00            Lunch

 

14:00-17:00            5 minute speed presentations of all participants (approx. 3 hours)

15:00                       Tea break

17:30                       Welcome wine and cheese party

 

 

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

 

Exploratory grouping

09:00-10:30            Thomas Alerstam: Optimal bird migration – fundamental concepts and predictions

10:30                       Coffee break

11:00-12:30            John McNamara: Dynamic programming as a tool to solve dynamic optimization problems

 

12:30-14:00            lunch

 

14:00-15:30            Theunis Piersma: Bird Migration

15:30                       Tea break

16:00-18:00            Exploratory grouping

                                 -    Outlining specific topics

                                 -    Identifying research questions

                                 -    Establishing project sub-groups

 

 

Wednesday, 4 March 2009

 

Project work in sub-groups

09:00-10:30            Jason Chapman: Insect migration

10:30                       Coffee break

11:00-12:30            Richard Stillman: Individual-based models of coastal birds: advantages and disadvantages for modelling migration

 

12:30-14:00            lunch

 

14:00-18:00            Project work in sub-groups (incl. tea break)

19:00                       Workshop-dinner

 

 


Thursday, 5 March 2009

 

Project work continued

09:00-10:30            Christian Jørgensen: Fish migrations – from drifting larvae to globetrotting adults. Evolutionary individual-based models

10:30                       Coffee break

11:00-12:30            Graeme Hays: No end of possibilities: recording the horizontal and vertical movements of sea turtles

 

12:30-14:00            lunch

 

14:00-18:00            Project work in sub-groups (incl. tea break)

 

 

Friday, 6 March 2009

 

Presentation and discussion of plans for future continuation of projects

09:00-12:30            Presentation and discussion for plans of continuation of projects: approx. 1 hour per project (incl. discussions)

 

12:30-14:00            Lunch

 

14:00-15:30            Outlook, future plans

 

 

 



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