February 2018 News

Event Date:
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
A variety of models have been developed to map the distribution, occupancy, and abundance of species across space. In this talk, I will discuss a relatively new model which...
Event Date:
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Latitudinal diversity gradients (LDGs), with species richness peaking in the tropics and tailing off towards the poles, form one of global biodiversity’s most remarkable ...
Event Date:
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
We’ll use a complete workflow - from data download to maps of predictions - to model a species’ geographic distributions (ranges). Goals include understanding: (1)...
Event Date:
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
We’ll use spatial data to introduce fundamental concepts for the R programming language and teach best coding practices useful for beginners and experienced alike. Goals...