The lectures, discussion sessions and computer sessions will be imparted and supervised by researchers from the Institute of Marine Sciences (ICM–CSIC), University of Barcelona (UB) and Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) and Center for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF) together with several visiting scientists from other institutions. Additionally, each student group will be assigned to a scientist who will supervise his work on the selected research topic and there will be several young scientists who will help with the computer sessions.

A preliminary list of participating local senior scientists is the following: Salvador Pueyo, Jordi CatalanJose M. MontoyaEugenia Martí, Pedro Cermeño, Antonio García-Olivares, Jofre Carnicer, Eva Calvo, Frederic Bartumeus, Ramón Vallejo, Daniel Sol, Jordi Martínez-Vilalta, Joan Pino, Isabel Cacho, Emili García-Berthou, Joaquim Garrabou, Sergio Vallina, Núria Teixidó, Antonio Canepa, Joan Lluís Riera, Josep Lluís Pelegrí, Marc Gasser and Jaume Bertranpetit. There will also be several invited lecturers, among them Simon A. Levin, Carlos Duarte, Christian KörnerJuli PausasErik Jeppesen, Josep Canadell, Michel Loreau and others yet to be specified.

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