Aaron Ellison workshop: Codispersion analysis

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall See map

Aaron Ellison will teach a short workshop entitled Codispersion analysis: Detecting and interpreting anisotropic and nonstationary spatial patterns in ecological data.

Aaron Ellison 2015-16 Bass Distinguished Visiting Environmental Scholars at Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies. He is a Senior Research Fellow in Ecology at Harvard Forest and Adjunct Research Professor in the departments of Biology and Environmental Conservation at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Recipient of numerous awards for research and teaching, Dr. Ellison is the co-author or author of more than 160 papers as well as a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America.

Details of the workshop:

To register please email Marta Jarzyna at marta.jarzyna@yale.edu

Feel free to bring your own (spatial) data to work on during the exercise portion of the workshop.

Background reading:

http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/sites/harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/files/ellison-pubs/2016/Buckley_etal_2016_NP_maintext.pdf

http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/sites/harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/files/ellison-pubs/2016/Buckley_etal_2016_Ecology.pdf

Pseudocode that includes functions to be sourced during the workshop:

http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/sites/harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/files/ellison-pubs/2015/Buckley_etal_2015_Ecology_Supplement.docx

Required R libraries:

library(spatstat)

library(geoR)

library(fields)

library(SpatialPack)

library(ggplot2)

library(grid)

library(raster)

library(gstat)