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Curricular information is subject to change
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
i) significantly improve their R and GIS (ArcMap or similar software) skills;
ii) run a resource selection function using presence-only data and be able to build habitat suitability models;
iii) predict species habitat selection under different scenarios (climate change, habitat change);
iv) become confident with wildlife habitat modelling (different techniques) and acquire the proper skills required to study species ecology and improve their management and conservation.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Computer Aided Lab||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Students should have some familiarity (at least the basics) with R and GIS (ArcMap or similar software). Please contact the lecturer if you need further details about your eligibility.
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
The students will continuously receive in-class support and feedback during their projects' development (with special regard to the practical sessions). The students will also receive individual feedback (post-assessment).
|Dr Julia Jones||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Adam Kane||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|