This course will provide an overview of and introduction to a suite of biodiversity data analyses, beyond ecological niche modeling and and the related species distribution modeling: place prioritization, survey gap analysis and inventory completeness metrics, species inventories, macroecological analyses, etc., presented by experts from the USA, Mexico, Brazil, and elsewhere.
The diversity of topics should be quite rewarding, as many of them are interrelated and interconnected. The course will include conceptual overviews, detailed instructions for implementation, and as much hands-on exploration as possible.
All researchers, students, technicians, planners, managers, and other interested persons from across Africa are welcome to apply.
Completed applications are due no later than 15 March 2013. Application materials and any questions regarding the application process may be addressed to the course organizers (Town Peterson is the project director) at BiodivTraining AT gmail.com.
- Peterson, A. Townsend (Main organiser)