Organised by Professor Matthew Evans, Professor Tim Benton and Professor Ken Norris.
Prediction is needed in ecology, not least because the world is changing and there is a demand for robust predictions about the ecological impact of these changes. Prediction is best when underpinned by process-based models, but complex ecological systems are problematic to model. We will explore different modelling approaches for ecological systems and the strengths and limitations of systems approaches.
The proceedings of this meeting have been published in a dedicated issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.
Biographies and audio recordings are available below.