Program News

Joshua Lawler: Will animals be able to track projected changes in climate?


Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
ESC 110
Joint EEB - SBSC seminar

Joshua Lawler, University of Washington

Joshua Lawler: Spatially explicit, individual-based population modeling with HexSim


Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
OML 201

Rebecca J. Rowe: Small mammal community similarity over space and time in the Great Basin


Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
OML 201
SBSC Seminar

Assistant Professor Rebecca J. Rowe from University of New Hampshire

(Hosted by Eric Sargis)

Anthropogenic activities are rapidly changing natural environments on local to global scales, calling into question the persistence of...

Spatial and environmental data analysis in conservation and biodiversity science


Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
OML 201
SBSC Workshop

Instructors: Walter Jetz, Adam M. Wilson, Giuseppe Amatulli (EEB)


The course will provide an introduction and hands-on exposure to computational and statistical approaches for the analysis of biodiversity data in a geographical, environmental and conservation context. After a general overview of relevant hot topics and questions in conservation and ecology and their associated metho...

Healy Hamilton: Case studies of applied biodiversity science in support of federal natural resource management agencies


Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
OML 400
SBSC Seminar

Chief Scientist Healy Hamilton from Natureserve

Morgan Tingley: How Should Climate Change Affect Land Conservation Strategies?


Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
OML 400
SBSC Seminar

Assistant Professor Morgan Tingley from UConn

Climate chance presents one of the greatest challenges to the conservation of biodiversity globally. It seems obvious, as a result, that conservation plans and strategies should adapt to face this new threat, b...

Roland Kays: Animal abundance as an emergent property of individual movements, what does it look like and how can we sample it?


Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
OML 400
SBSC Seminar

Prof. Roland Kays, from the NC State University; Lab Director of NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Camera traps offer a point-sample of how ani...

Geo-spatial and environmental analysis on open-source software workshops


Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
ESC 110
SBSC Workshop

Dr. Giuseppe Amatulli and Dr. Adam Wilson

Three workshops will be offered during the Fall 2014 semester to provide an overview of computational methods for performing spatial biodiversity analyses using open-source software.  This fall we will...