Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of EwEugApplyMediation


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    22The ''Apply mediation'' form (''Time dynamic (Ecosim) > Input > Mediation > Apply Mediation'') is used to apply the trophic mediation functions you defined using the Mediation form. 
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    4 Before using the ''Apply mediation'' form, you must first define at least one trophic mediation function following the [wiki:EwEugMediation instructions for using the Mediation form]. It is recommended you first read the introductory material on [wiki:EwEugLinkingMediationAndTimeForcingFunctionsToTrophicInteractionRates Linking mediation and time forcing functions to trophic interaction rates] to understand how trophic mediation functions are applied in Ecosim. 
     4Before using the ''Apply mediation'' form, you must first define at least one trophic mediation function following the [wiki:EwEugMediation instructions for using the Mediation form]. It is recommended you first read the introductory material on [wiki:EwEugLinkingMediationAndTimeForcingFunctionsToTrophicInteractionRates Linking mediation and time forcing functions to trophic interaction rates] to understand how trophic mediation functions are applied in Ecosim. 
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    6 Selecting ''Apply mediation'' opens a form that consists of a grid representing predator (j) / prey (i) interactions (Figure 8.13). Predators are represented in columns with prey in rows. Predator/prey interactions, as defined in the [wiki:EwEugDietComposition Diet composition] are indicated by white cells. 
     6Selecting ''Apply mediation'' opens a form that consists of a grid representing predator (j) / prey (i) interactions (Figure 8.13). Predators are represented in columns with prey in rows. Predator/prey interactions, as defined in the [wiki:EwEugDietComposition Diet composition] are indicated by white cells. 
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    881. To apply a trophic mediation function, click once in the i,j cell representing the predator/prey interaction to which you wish to apply the function. This will open the ''Apply forcing and mediation functions'' dialogue box (Figure 8.14). The affected prey and predator group will be displayed at the top of the form. 
     
    1717The selected modifier will be shown in the ''Applied shape function''s window (Figure 8.14). 
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    19 2. Next, select the desired mediation shape from the____Available shape functions____window at the left of the dialogue box by clicking the green arrow. This will move the shape function into the Applied shape functions window. You can remove a shape from this window by clicking the remove button immediately below the green arrow. Note that a common form is used to apply Mediation and [[Forcing function.htm|__Seasonal/Forcing__]] functions. __Do not select a seasonal or forcing function__. 
     192. Next, select the desired mediation shape from the____Available shape functions____window at the left of the dialogue box by clicking the green arrow. This will move the shape function into the Applied shape functions window. You can remove a shape from this window by clicking the remove button immediately below the green arrow. Note that a common form is used to apply Mediation and [wiki:EwEugForcingFunction Seasonal/Forcing] functions. __Do not select a seasonal or forcing function__. 
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    21213. Finally, click ''OK''. You should see the number of the mediation function (preceded by ‘M’) you selected in the predator/prey cell.