Thu, March 18, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free. Senior Scholars' Series: The Passions that Drive Academic Life
Adaptive Management: Learning to Manage Complex Natural Systems through Experience and Active Experimentation
Carl Walters, Oceans and Fisheries, in conversation with Jerry Wasserman
5-6:30 pm, Online presentation via Zoom
Carl Walters is professor emeritus in the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC Canada. He completed his doctoral degree in 1969 from Colorado State University and has been at UBC since then. He has participated in over 200 peer reviewed publications and has won several major awards including the Volvo Environment Prize, American Fisheries Society Award of Excellence, and ICES prix d’Excellence. His research interests include fish population dynamics, ecosystem modeling, and adaptive management. He has been particularly interested in the long term dynamics of B.C. sockeye populations, finding simple but effective stock assessment methods, and development of simpler models for understanding ecosystem impacts of fishing. See here for more details on this event.
Meeting ID: 618 5765 5847