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Modeling Scenario

1-070-FisheryHarvest-ModelingScenario

Author(s): Wandi Ding

Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro TN USA

Keywords: logistic Diffusion management harvest fishery

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Resource Image Students model with logistic growth, harvesting, and diffusion in analyzing ocean fisheries of the Atlantic cod. We help students build models, ever more complex, to capture physical realities. At each stage we ask students to reflect on the model.

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Differential Equation Type
Qualitative Analysis
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Technology
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Skills
Pedagogical Approaches
Vision and Change Core Competencies - Ability
Bloom's Cognitive Level

Description

The logistic differential equation is often used to model the spread of disease as well as population growth. Can we use it to model sustainable harvesting of natural resources?

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Author(s): Wandi Ding

Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro TN USA

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