Research Methods in Fisheries Assessment REM 423 (4)
Introduction to quantitative methods for providing scientific advice on the status, productivity and effects of fishing of fish stocks. Includes development and application fish population dynamics models, data analysis, and the quantification of uncertainty. Focus will be primarily on biological aspects of fisheries assessment while illustrating how these interface with economic, social and institutional concerns of management agencies. Prerequisite: BISC 204 or GEOG 215; STAT 101 or 201 or 203 or equivalent; MATH 151 or 154 or 157 or equivalent; 60 units.