November 2017 – Introduction course to food web modeling with Ecopath with Ecosim (ICM-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain)

A three-day introductory course to food web modeling with Eopath with Ecosim was taught in Barcelona, Spain, from 6 to 8 November 2017. This course introduced basic concepts and modelling procedures of aquatic ecosystems using the Ecopath with Ecosim food web modeling approach. 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.

Teachers: Marta Coll, Jeroen Steenbeek, Xavier Corrales