May 2016 – Course “Modelling aquatic ecosystems with Ecopath, Ecosim and Ecospace” (ICM-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain)

We organized a specialized course about Modelling aquatic ecosystems with Ecopath, Ecosim and Ecospace at the Institute of Marine Science (ICM-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain, from 30 May – 3 June 2016.

Teachers: Marta Coll, Villy Christensen, Isabel Palomera and Jeroen Steenbeek

Location: ICM-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain

This course introduced basic concepts and modelling procedures of aquatic ecosystems. Participants were provided with the principles behind EwE (, and how to design, parameterize and analyze an ecological model with Ecopath. Introductory concepts of the temporal module Ecosim and the spatial-temporal module Ecospace were presented.