Training and Support

IB Workshop


The Yale Center for Biodiversity and Global Change is pleased to announce office hours providing statistical and methods support for quantitative biodiversity change analysis. Example topics include statistical issues and R workflows for the analysis and modelling of biodiversity data in a spatial, environmental, and temporal context, including biogeography, conservation biology, demography, and community ecology. The office hours will be led by Dr. Cory Merow ( and are open to all members of the Yale community. Time and Location: Tuesdays 3-5pm in OML 400. Feel free to contact Cory in advance at


Upcoming Workshops

              Functional Data Analysis (4pm, April 20, 2017)

              For a complete list, along with course content, see here 

              Requests for workshop topics are welcome. Please email suggestions.


Past Workshops

               Modeling Species Ranges
               R you ready for spatial data analysis
               Workshops: Geo-Computation and big data processing           
               Geo-spatial and environmental analysis on open-source software workshops
               A sequence of 3h workshops on data-intensive geo-spatial and environmental analysis
               on an open-source platform
               Toward Global Standards for Biodiversity Surveys and Checklists - Mini-Symposium and Workshop
               Spatial Biodiversity Analysis in R
               Google at Yale: A Meeting of the Minds on Geotechnology


Past Courses

               Methods in spatial and environmental biodiversity analysis