Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Chemical Biological-Models. 3. More Complex Models. 4. Modelling Life Cycles. 5. Physiological Biological Interaction. 6. Coupled Models. 7. Circulation Model and Copepods. 8. A Brief Introduction to MATLAB.


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About the authors

W. Fennel

Dr. Wolfgang Fennel is professor emeritus of physical oceanography at the University of Rostock and he was head of the section of physical oceanography of the Baltic Sea Research Institute, (IOW). His background is theoretical oceanography and he is a specialist in oceanic circulation and wave processes. He is also working on the coupling of physics and marine biology. Wolfgang Fennel was President of SCOR (2008-2012) and is now Past SCOR President until 2016. He promoted interdisciplinary co-operation.

T. Neumann

Dr. Thomas Neumann is senior scientist working in the section of physical oceanography in the Baltic Sea Research Institute, (IOW). After an initial oceanographic career in small scale processes in the sea he turned his scientific interests in the 1990ties to coupled physical and biological modeling. He is one of the leading experts in coupled physical biogeochemical models.


@from: T. Tyrrell @qu: this book is a valuable contribution that helps fill a gap in the literature; this is to my knowledge the first book-length primer for ecosystem modelling in the sea. @source: Estaurine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 2005