2nd NNEXT Training School

Modelling landscape invasion by non-native trees: challenges and applications
(25-29 September 2017 - Porto, Portugal)

This training school is sponsored by the COST Action FP1403 - NNEXT and BioDiv Doctoral Programme - CIBIO/InBIO.

Venue
CIBIO/InBIO - Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Deadline for submission:   15th June 2017

download: Training School Programme

  Objective of Training School

  "Modelling landscape invasion by non-native trees: challenges and applications"

The main objective of this training school is to provide following skills

     •  Invasion ecology
     •  different modelling techniques
          -  Bayesian modelling
          -  Habitat Suitability modelling
          -  Agent based modelling
          -  Stochastic dynamic modelling
          -  Multivariate modelling
     •  Introduction to R software and statistical programming
     •  Spatial analyses of ecological and environmental data
     •  Species mapping using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
                                           

  Target participants

The intended audience for this course are students or researchers at early stage of their career. They should be interested in forest ecology and species distribution modelling and are expected to have limited experience with programming and statistics. This course is also interesting for those with a strong background in modelling who want to broaden their horizon in modelling tools.

  Application process

Please provide

   •  Curriculum vitae
   •  Full adress
   •  Motivation letter (including current position and research interests)

Submit your application to

   •  Elisabeth Pötzelsberger ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

      and

   •  Joana Vicente ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Email subject line
2017 Training school Cost FP 1403 NNEXT, Portugal

Deadline for submission
15th June 2017

Applicants will be informed about the application result by 1st July 2017 and will be required to confirm their participation by 5th July 2017.

The financial support is an individual grant of up to 600 € for each trainee. It does not necessarily cover all expenses related to attending the training school. The exact amount will be decided based on the number of participants. More details on the venue and the logistic will be provided after the selection of participants.

  Location

CIBIO/InBIO - Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
Campus Agrário de Vairão, Universidade do Porto, 4485-601 Vairão, Portugal

Programme: Training School Programme

                             

                                        

  more to read ...

1st NNEXT Training School (23-27 August 2016)
"Non-native tree species in Europe in the viewpoint of climate change: challenges, risks, opportunities – trade-offs"
This training school was organised by NNEXT and the Croatian Forest Research Institute.
more ...

 

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