Greece, Heraklion, Crete island

Ecological Data Analysis 2014

when 7 July 2014 - 12 July 2014
duration 1 week
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 300

The School of Environment of the University of the Aegean organizes for the second consecutive year, EcoDAR2014, an International Summer School in Ecological Data Analysis.This year the Summer School will take place at the premises of the Hellenic Centre of Marine Research and is kindly hosted by the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Heraklion, Island of Crete, Greece. A wide range of classical and modern statistical techniques will be presented and applied to contemporary environmental issues. The data analysis tool that will be employed will be the widespread and constantly evolving programming language R. Lectures will be accompanied by practical sessions to help participants to gain a better feeling of the software. This initiative will bring together internationally renowned scientists in the analysis of ecological data and mathematical ecology, to teach this subject. The number of participants is limited to 25 people. Registration deadline: April 30, 2014. The Summer School is held under the auspices of the Hellenic Ecological Society.

Course leader

Giorgos Kokkoris ia an Assistant Professor in the Dept of Marine Studies, University of the Aegean and his research interests include areas of Theoretical and Mathematical Ecology such as Biological Invasions, Conservation Biology, Food Webs, Community As

Target group

Advanced undergraduate, postgraduate, Ph.D. students and researchers in Ecology.

Course aim

The Summer School aims to highlight the importance of the quantitative approach to the interpretation of the complexity of natural systems and in solving ecological problems.

Credits info

8 ECTS
The participants attending successfully the Sumer School will be awarded a certificate of attendance which will provide them with 4 ECTS.

Fee info

EUR 300: The tuition fee is €300 and includes: Educational material, Formal Dinner, Coffee breaks, Lunches