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Villy Christensen


Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries

Faculty of Science

Dr Christensen is a professor at the University of British Columbia specialising in ecosystem modelling—in particular data-driven ecosystem model construction. He is known for his work as a leader and developer of the Ecopath project an ecosystem modelling software system widely used in fisheries management. His recent publications have described global ocean models, studied global fish biomass trends, and outlined new habitat capacity models.