Seminar

Seminar: Great lakes in transition: Social and Ecological Drivers of Ecosystem Change

Organisator Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (WIAS)
Datum

di 10 november 2015 10:00 tot 12:30

Zaal/kamer Zodiac Building, room A0107

Great lakes in transition: Social and Ecological Drivers of Ecosystem Change

Seminar on the occasion of the thesis defense of

                         Ilse Cornelissen

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

12:30               Closing