- What is parametric modeling and what are its limitations for modeling and forecasting?
- What are some example of non-linear dynamics in ecology?
- What is Empirical Dynamic Modeling and how is it different from parametric modeling?
- Describe what is happenign with the Lorenz attractor (from the video)?
- How does EDM address some of the limits of parametric modeling for forecasting ecological systems?
- What are some potential the downsides of this approach?
- Why is the Fraser River Sockeye Salmon fishery useful for comparing the EDM approach to parametric modeling approaches.
- What is parametric approach that the EDM is compared to?
- How do are forecasts from the Ricker model and EDM model compared?
- How are environmental factors incorporated into EDM?
- How do the different modeling approaches compare in this system?
- Can EDM help infer the causal links among variables?