Program News

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Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Nearly 20% of bird species are migratory, their seasonal movements radically changing avian community composition across the world. A global macroecological analysis of bird...
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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...
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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 ...
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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)...
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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...
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON)”. Henrique Pereira (GEO BON Co-Chair, iDiv Leipzig), Walter Jetz (GEO BON Species Populations Co-...
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Friday, December 1, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Join us for the first ever New York Species Distribution Modeling symposium at Yale, co-hosted with the American Museum of Natural History. A gathering of scientists from...