- Dates: March 11 – 22, 2019
- Location: Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, VA.
A two-week intensive residential experience for graduate students and professionals on quantitative methods for ecological research and conservation science.
What You'll Study
- Importing and formatting data to achieve meaningful statistical analysis
- Exploring, describing, and manipulating data sets to identify strengths and work around weaknesses
- Selecting regression framework based on the type of data and research objectives
- Understanding statistical methods, assumptions, limits, and applications
- Performing model selection and testing for model fit and performance
- Understanding, interpreting, visualizing, and presenting results with associated uncertainties
Participants must be familiar with basics of programming in R either independently or with the help of pre-course assignments.
Please note that this is not a Registry course. Please see the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation website for details (click here).