School Seminars and Colloquia

Special Session "Management, control and decision making for ecological systems"

16th Biennial Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM05)

by sponsored by MASCOS

Date: Tue 13th December 2005
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Copland Theatre, Economics and Commerce Building (Building 148), The University of Melbourne

Abstract: Programme

1:40pm Roger Cropp
Simulating the impacts of climate change on ecosystems: the importance
of mortality
2:00pm Régis Sabbadin
Dynamic reserve site selection under contagion risk of deforestation
2:20pm Roger Webby
The Mekong - Applications of Value at Risk (VaR) and Conditional Value
at Risk (CVaR) simulation to the benefits, costs and consequences of
water resources development in a large river basin
2:40pm Carmel Pollino
Development and application of a Bayesian decision support tool to
assist in the management of an endangered species
3:00pm Cindy Hauser
Optimal control of Atlantic population Canada Geese
3:50pm Valerio Bisignanesi
Integrated models for chemical signals in surface layers
4:10pm Tracy Rout
Optimal translocation strategies for threatened species
4:30pm Joshua Ross
Costs and decisions in population management: koalas on Kangaroo Island
4:50pm Michael Bode
Optimal management of cycling predator-prey systems
5:10pm Joshua Ross
Models for predicting extinction times: shall we dance (or walk or jump)?

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