Matthias Wolff

Contributions to MCED

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Prof Dr. Matthias Wolff

University of Bremen
Leipniz Centre for Tropical marine Ecology (ZMT) , Fahrenheitstrasse 6
D-28359 Bremen, Germany


Fields of work

Ecological Theory
Population dynamics
Comunity ecology and food web dynamics
Trophic system modelling

Modelling approaches

Dynamic pool- and analytical fisheries models
Combined climate-fisheries models
Trophic models


Sociedad de Ecologia de Chile
Charles Darwin Foundation, Galapagos
Ecological Society of America (ESA

Selected References

Wolff, M. (2009).(ed) Tropical waters and their living resources: ecology, assessment and management. Hauschild, Bremen: 343 p
Wolff, M., Taylor, M.H., Mendo, J., Yamashiro, C. (2007). A catch forecast model for the peruvian Scallop Argopecten purpuratus) based on estimates of spawning stock and settlement rate. Ecological Modelling 209:333-341
Wolff, M. (2002). Concepts and approaches for marine ecosystem research with reference to the tropics. Rev. Biol. Trop 50 (2):395-414
Wolff, M. and J. Mendo (2000) Management of the Peruvian bay scallop (Argopecten purpuratus) withg regard to environmental change. Aquatic Conserv:mar.Freshw.Ecosyst. 10:117-126
Wolff, M., Koch, V.,Isaac,V. (2000). A trophic flow model of the caete Mangrove estuary (North Brazil) with considerations for the sustainable use of its resources. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 50:789-803