Featured Data and Software Resources
- Mojavset: Spatial decision support for analyzing proposed solar energy development in the California Mojave Desert (zipped R scripts, geospatial data, user manual). 348 megabyte zipped archive via ftp here.
- Bioclimate grids, 270 m, historical and mid-century projects, for California Deserts (DRECP), version Feb 2014 (via Data Basin)
- Geodatabase: Mapping compatibility to minimize biodiversity impacts of solar energy development in California deserts (via Mojave Desert Ecosystem Program)
Welcome to The Biogeography Lab
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McCullough, I.M. F.W. Davis, J.R. Dingman, J.M. Serra-Diaz, L.E. Flint, A.L. Flint, J.M. Serra-Diaz, A.D. Syphard, M.A. Moritz, L. Hannah, and J. Franklin. High and dry: high elevations disproportionately exposed to regional climate change in Mediterranean-climate landscapes. Landscape Ecology early online 11/2015; DOI:10.1007/s10980-015-0318-x.
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Fremier, A.K, M. Kiparsky, S. Gmur, J. Aycrigg, R.K. Craig, L.K. Svancara, D.D. Goble, B. Cosens, F.W. Davis, and J.M. Scott. 2015. A riparian conservation network for ecological resilience. Biological Conservation 191: 29–37.