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New models for predicting species' distributions [ 2007 - 2009 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP0772671]

Researchers Prof MA Burgman

Brief description This project will deliver new and more robust methods for generating the information that underpins sound conservation and resource management decisions, with particular focus on new statistical techniques to predict species' distributions. Results will be relevant to a wide range of applications including management of rare and/or threatened species and ecosystems, setting realistic targets for species and ecosystem restoration, improved management of pest species, and sustainable harvesting of species. Emphasis will be placed on transfer of knowledge to users, fostering the development of new skills among Australian environmental and conservation managers, and contributing to the sustainable use of our biodiversity.

Funding Amount $270,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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