Project 6 - Wildlife

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The Wildlife Project is developing distribution models for selected mammal, bird and reptile species and then examining patterns of concordance of habitat and climatic refugia for the whole of Tasmania, and subsequently modelling species distributions for priority invasive animals in the Australian Alps. The outputs generated from this information will be designed for use in conservation planning at a regional scale. The approach and outputs will be compared with information generated for the Wet Tropics bioregion through collaboration with the NERP Tropical Ecosystems Hub.

The Wildlife research team is led by Professor Chris Johnson and includes Dr Nick Beeton (Wildlife Population Modeller) and Gareth Davies (PhD student).

Through the Wildlife Project, the team will identify priority areas for protection of key listed and threatened species and populations in Tasmania and apply new techniques to distribution modelling of invasive species in the Australian Alps.




This page was last updated on July 18, 2013