A Day in the Life: From fine scale use of ocean habitats to understand marine ecosystems.

A Day in the Life: From fine scale use of ocean habitats to understand marine ecosystems.

Prof. Beth Scott.
Personal Chair, School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen

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Research Interests 

I conduct multi-disciplinary research using my expertise in marine ecology, oceanography and fisheries sciences. My research identifies general rules in bio-physical oceanographic processes that lead to the creation of hotspots of predator-prey activity. Specifically, my research group defines biological and physical variables that provide the limited, patchy locations and conditions where trophic energy is transferred across trophic levels in marine food webs.

My research team using approaches ranging from the collection and use of fine scale (second by second) information throughout the water column from as well as the analysis of large scale (100s or km) long term data sets on spatial population dynamics.  Both scales of information are used within simulation modelling methods which are agent based.

Speaker
Prof. Beth Scott
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Prof Beth Scott
Venue
Zoology Lecture Theatre
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