Simple Simulation of Salmon Life Cycle


This is a simple model that simulates the life cycle of a salmon population as it migrates from the stream, to the ocean, and back to the stream. Although the data and model structure are fictional, it does provide a simple example of how such a model could be constructed.

This model is based on an example presented in "Modeling the Environment" by Andrew Ford (published by Island Press). http://islandpress.org/ip/books/book/islandpress/M/bo8014682.html

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salmon, fish, environmental, river, biology, ecology, species, migration, eggs, jveniles, smolts, cycle, life


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