BITC's Global Online Seminar #31 - April 5

Thu, 2017-03-30 12:23 -- grungle

Biodiversity Informatic Training Curriculum: Global Online Seminar #31:

Estimating Range Shifts and Extinction Risk under Future Climate Change

Richard Pearson, University College of London

Richard Pearson is a longtime leader in the field of distributional ecology, and in the use of niche modeling approaches to assess various key questions in the field. He will discuss methodological advances in estimating future distribution shifts and extinction risk under changing climate, focusing on integrating the abiotic environment, biotic interactions and movement as factors that drive species distributions. His webpage is at, and his Google Scholar page is at

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5 April 2017 at 0900 hr GMT-5, = 1400 hr in London