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New study predicts that African waterbirds will suffer from climate change
A study of Wetlands International and BirdLife International in collaboration with the Universities of Kassel, McGill, Lausanne and Wisconsin shows that many High Arctic breeding waders and African waterbirds are predicted to suffer more from the impacts of climate change than the European ones. Therefore it is essential that their freshwater habitats are safeguarded and managed as climate buffer as much as possible.
New book « Habitat Suitability and Distribution Models” by A. Guisan and colleagues...
The book presents the theory and state-of-the-art methods to predict species' distribution. Each chapter is illustrated with a practical application in R
Open position
A postdoc position is opened in our Spatial Ecology group at the University of Lausanne, to be started on 1st November 2018. The candidate is expected to have very good skills in modelling and spatial analyses with R. Application deadline: 30.06.2018.
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R package Ecospat
The package makes available novel tools to support spatial analyses and modeling of species niches and distributions in a coherent workflow.
Ecospat est affilié à
Faculté de Biologie et Médecine (FBM)
Faculté des géosciences et environnement (FGSE)
Biophore - CH-1015 Lausanne
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