The Shifting Baselines Toolset is presented to the public and press on Wednesday 14 to Friday 16 this November 2007.
When: Public symposium 1pm to 5:15pm, Wednesday 14th November
Where: Owen Glenn Building, Wynyard Street, University of Auckland city campus.
The meeting will be launched with a public symposium on Wednesday 14 November. Scientists will be available for interviews on the 14th and on other days by arrangement.
With evidence in hand we can see that a multiple of human impact factors interfere with fish stocks distribution patterns. The vivid case study examples from a research group called Shifting Baselines form a package or a toolset that illustrate the problems. With flash animations for a good comprehension of each problem their Back flash files are made available online: http://www.incofish.org/Workpackages/Wp2/Toolset.php
Examples of their research highlights are listed below:
Data collected by the Shifting Baselines group has highlighted temporal change in the spatial distribution, abundance, diversity and individual size of selected species in particular ecosystems.
For a deeper look into the background data or further exploration, the datasets behind the case studies are made available to the public online: http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/tools/wp2_d22/main.php
The Shifting Baselines workpackage addresses the 'shifting baseline syndrome'. In essence, this problem has emerged as eac
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Census of Marine Life