Great lakes in transition: Social and Ecological Drivers of Ecosystem Change
Seminar on the occasion of the thesis defense of
Aquaculture & Fisheries Group, Wageningen University
Tuesday 10 November, 2015
Lecture room A0107; Zodiac Building (#122), De Elst 1 Wageningen.
Opening and moderation by Dr Leo Nagelkerke, lecturer at the Aquaculture & Fisheries Group, Wageningen University
10:00-10:45 Prof. Les Kaufman: Professor of Biology, Boston University Marine Program and Marine Conservation Fellow, Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science and Oceans, Conservation International, USA.
Studies of Great Lake and Coastal Marine Environments as Coupled Human and Natural Systems
10:45-11:15 Dr Ilse Cornelissen: Aquaculture & Fisheries Group, Wageningen University The Netherlands
Eutrophication, Nile perch and food-web interactions in south-east Lake Victoria
11:15-11:45 Dr Andrea Downing: Postdoctoral researcher, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Sweden.
What we learn from studying lake Victoria as a socio-ecological system
11:45-12:15 Ir. Paul van Zwieten: Assistant professor Fisheries, Aquaculture & Fisheries Group, Wageningen University The Netherlands
The Nile perch invasion in Lake Victoria: cause or consequence of the haplochromine decline?
12:15 Questions and discussion