Credits

Welcome to the credits page, here we want to acknowledge and thank for all of those that made MSP Challenge possible throughout almost a decade of development. (All names in alphabetical order first name)

MSP Challenge Simulation Platform

Main producer: Breda University of Applied Sciences

Development team: Breda University of applied sciences, Academy for Games and Media, CRADLE lab

Project leader: Igor Mayer

Project management: Harald Warmelink

Technical leader: Carlos Santos

Game design: Carlos Santos, Igor Mayer, Wilco Boode

Technical development: André Ximenes, Björn Koch, Dragomir Mitev, Elwin Verploegen, Harald Warmelink, Joël van Neerbos, Joslin van den Besselaar, Kevin Hutchinson, Marco Donkers, Phil de Groot, Xavier Razafindrakoto

Graphic design: Jitske Habekotté, Joey Relouw, Tino van der Kraan

Art work & user interfaces: Jitske Habekotté, Joey Relouw, Jordy Carton, Roel Megens, Tino van der Kraan

MSP Challenge Ecopath-with-Ecosim Link (MEL): Carlos Santos, Elwin Verploegen, Giovanni Romagnoni (COISPA Tecnologia e Ricerca), Jeroen Steenbeek (Ecopath International Initiative), Magali Gonçalves

Shipping Simulation (SEL): Joslin van den Besselaar, Phil de Groot

Energy Simulation (CEL): Kevin Hutchinson

Game and promotional materials: Linda van Veen , Martin Walker, Saskia Freeke (sasj.nl)

Third party components

Ecosystem simulation

Food-web modelling software: Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) - ecopath.org

MSP Challenge North Sea edition

In addition to the aforementioned MSP Challenge Simulation Platform credits:

Shipping model: Phil de Groot, Wilco Boode

Energy model: Kevin Hutchinson, Wilco Boode

Research: Carlos Santos, Harald Warmelink, Igor Mayer, Magali Gonçalves, Malena Ripken, Patrick Spiekstra, Xander Keijser

Ecosystem modelling North Sea region

Giovanni Romagnoni (Ownership and rights of use of the ecological simulation have been granted to Rijkswaterstaat).

GIS data / Geo information

Data providers: EMODnet, OSPAR ODIMS, ProtectedPlanet, Copernicus, Natural Earth, Marineregions.org

Copyright: Copyright of each dataset to each data provider.

Geo data – game integration: Magali Gonçalves

Funding

European Regional Development Fund, EU Interreg North Sea region, NorthSEE project (2016–2019). 50% Breda University of Applied Sciences.

MSP Challenge Baltic Sea edition

In addition to the aforementioned MSP Challenge Simulation Platform credits:

Shipping model: Phil de Groot, Wilco Boode

Energy model: Kevin Hutchinson, Wilco Boode

Food web model: Giovanni Romagnoni (COISPA Tecnologia e Ricerca, Italy), Maciej T. Tomczak (Stockholm University, Baltic Sea Centre), Magali Gonçalves, Riikka Puntila-Dodd (Finnish Environment Institute), Ville Karvinen (Finnish Environment Institute)

Research: Carlos Santos, Harald Warmelink, Igor Mayer, Malena Ripken, Xander Keijser

GIS data / Geo information

Data providers: HELCOM (Finland), Copernicus, Natural Earth, Marineregions.org

Copyright: Copyright of each dataset to each data provider.

Geo data – game integration: Magali Gonçalves

Funding

European Regional Development Fund, EU Interreg Baltic region, Baltic LINes project (2015–2018). 75%

MSP Challenge Clyde Marine Region edition

Foodweb model: Jacob W. Bentley (Scottish Association for Marine Science), Jeroen Steenbeek (International Ecopath Initiative), Natalia Serpetti (Scottish Association for Marine Science), Sheila J.J. Heymans (European Marine Board)

Shipping model: Phil de Groot, Wilco Boode

Energy model: Kevin Hutchinson, Wilco Boode

GIS data / Geo information

Data providers: Marine Scotland, Copernicus

Copyright: Copyright of each dataset to each data provider.

Geo data – game integration: Magali Gonçalves

Funding

Scottish Government, DG Mare, SIMCelt project (2015–18).

MSP Challenge Digitwin Noordzee edition

In addition to the aforementioned MSP Challenge Simulation Platform credits:

Shipping model: Phil de Groot, Wilco Boode

Energy model: Kevin Hutchinson, Wilco Boode

Research: Carlos Santos, Harald Warmelink, Igor Mayer, Magali Gonçalves, Twan Ponse

Ecosystem modelling North Sea region

Giovanni Romagnoni (Ownership and rights of use of the ecological simulation have been granted to Rijkswaterstaat). Note: The model used in this edition is the same as the one used in the North Sea edition.

GIS data / Geo information

Data providers: Nationaal georegister (NL), Marineregions.org, Rijkswaterstaat (NL), NLOG (NL), EMODnet, OSPAR ODIMS, Informatiehuis Marien, WUR, Copernicus, Natural Earth, LVNL,

Copyright: Copyright of each dataset to each data provider.

Geo data – game integration: Magali Gonçalves

Funding

Ministry for Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands - Rijkswaterstaat, under the Digishape project umbrella (Digitwin Noorzee use case).

3D Ocean View Proof of Concept

Art and Design: Joey Relouw, Welmer Blom.

Programming: Phil de Groot

Funding: Netherlands Ministry for Infrastructure and Water Management / Rijkswaterstaat. Scottish Government.

MSP Challenge original (2011-2015) and MSP Challenge 2050 (2013-2015)

Original idea: Igor Mayer (TU-Delft, Signature Games), Lodewijk Abspoel (ministry Infrastructure and Water Management), Xander Keijser (Rijkswaterstaat).

Original game concept: Bas van Nuland, Igor Mayer, Linda van Veen, Lodewijk Abspoel, Qiqi Zhou, Xander Keijser

Project leader: Igor Mayer

Game design: Wilco Boode, Igor Mayer, Carlos Santos

Food chain model: Deltares, Imares

Project management: Linda van Veen, Igor Mayer, Qiqi Zhou

Art work: Linda van Veen

Programming: 2013-2015: Game Lab TU Delft, Bas van Nuland, Joel van Neerbos. 2015: Atlantis games

Session moderator: Igor Mayer, and support team

Research: Igor Mayer, Qiqi Zhou, Xander Keijser

Videos: Qiqi Zhou

MSP Challenge board games

Original concept: Igor Mayer (TU-Delft, Signature Games), Linda van Veen (Linda van Veen design), Lodewijk Abspoel (Netherlands Ministry for Infrastructure and Water Management), Xander Keijser (Rijkswaterstaat)

Art work, graphic design: Linda van Veen

Production: Igor Mayer, Linda van Veen


Many people and entities participated and helped to develop MSP Challenge Simulation Platform, we do apologize if we didn't mention all of them. Some provided ideas for improvements, sources of data or contacts from their network. All of those contributions are greatly valued. If we forgot to mention you or your organization, please drop us a line. We are deeply grateful for the small community that already exists and supports us.