Westwood Lab in partnership with AC CDC hosts workshop to address the knowledge gaps, barriers, and challenges of species distribution modelling

“All models are wrong, but some are useful” – George E. P. Box. This quote was the mantra for a Species Distribution Modelling Workshop at Dalhousie University over January 12 and 13 hosted by the Westwood Lab, in partnership with members from the Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Center (AC CDC). Many bright minds congregated atContinue reading “Westwood Lab in partnership with AC CDC hosts workshop to address the knowledge gaps, barriers, and challenges of species distribution modelling”

ALANA WESTWOOD RECEIVES 2021 ‘BELONG’ GRANT FROM DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

Dr. Alana Westwood receives one of Dalhousie’s 2021 BELONG grants for pre-tenure faculty from equity-deserving groups. Funds from this grant will be used to investigate if and how past species distribution modelling and spatially-explicit land-use planning using Indigenous knowledge about Tǫdzı (boreal caribou in one Dene dialect) has respected best practices for supporting the agency andContinue reading “ALANA WESTWOOD RECEIVES 2021 ‘BELONG’ GRANT FROM DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY”