Program News

Jason Kamilar

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
SBSC Seminar

Dr. Jason Kamilar from Arizona State University

(Hosted by Eric Sargis)

Rebecca J. Rowe: Small mammal community similarity over space and time in the Great Basin

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
OML 400
SBSC Seminar

Assistant Professor Rebecca J. Rowe from University of New Hampshire

(Hosted by Eric Sargis)

Healy Hamilton: Case studies of applied biodiversity science in support of federal natural resource management agencies

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
OML 400
SBSC Seminar

Chief Scientist Healy Hamilton from Natureserve

Morgan Tingley: How Should Climate Change Affect Land Conservation Strategies?

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
OML 400
SBSC Seminar

Assistant Professor Morgan Tingley from UConn

Climate chance presents one of the greatest challenges to the conservation of biodiversity globally. It seems obvious, as a result, that conservation plans and strategies should adapt to face this new threat, b...

Roland Kays: Animal abundance as an emergent property of individual movements, what does it look like and how can we sample it?

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
OML 400
SBSC Seminar

Prof. Roland Kays, from the NC State University; Lab Director of NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Camera traps offer a point-sample of how ani...

Geo-spatial and environmental analysis on open-source software workshops

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm
ESC 110
SBSC Workshop

Dr. Giuseppe Amatulli and Dr. Adam Wilson

Three workshops will be offered during the Fall 2014 semester to provide an overview of computational methods for performing spatial biodiversity analyses using open-source software.  This fall we will...

New VertLife project will sprout a forest of family trees

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 9:56am

A Yale-led effort to bring “big data” to the study of biodiversity has received a $2.5 million boost, courtesy of the National Science Foundation. The grant is part of a new, Genealogy of Life program at the NSF, and will be used to create annotated family trees, computational tools, and a digital database addressing all terrestrial vertebrates.

This com...