CUrriculum

Monday - Classes from 9:30 to 17:30

 

Morning:             Introduction, Lecture Potential of big data in biogeography

 

 

Afternoon:         Lecture and hands on “Common public biogeographic databases and how to obtain data from them”

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday - Classes from 9:30 to 17:30

 

 

Morning:             Lecture and hands on exercises “Common biases, caveats and errors in biodiversity databases”

 

 

Afternoon:         Lecture and Hands on exercise “Novel tools in biogeography: bioregionalization, automated conservation assessment, species to area classification”

 

 

 

 

Wednesday - Classes from 9:30 to 17:30

 

 

Morning:             Group discussion and decision on project work; Lecture historical biogeography – modeling the evolution of geographic ranges

 

 

Afternoon:         Hands on historical biogeography/group work

 

 

 

Thursday - Classes from 9:30 to 17:30

 

 

Morning:             Historical Biogeography continued – phylogenetic methods and the fossil record

 

 

Afternoon:         Lecture and Hands on fossils in biogeography

 

 

 

Friday - Classes from 9:30 to 17:30


Morning:             Publication quality maps in R

 

 

Afternoon:         Group work and Presentation of group work