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UPE 309/BIO 309
Time: Tu/Th 12:40-1:55pm
Location: LSRC A155

This course, offered by the Spring 2002 working group, and is a hands-on workshop in ecological data modeling and application to forecasting. Students will assemble in groups with complementary expertise in ecology, statistics, and computation. Each group will develop a proposal for the semester long project. An example might involve a modeling exercise on forecasting that involves prediction, uncertainty, and novel spatial algorithms. Proposals would provide motivation, set goals, and define instructional needs for their project. Faculty will review proposals, provide feedback, and then organize appropriate lectures, discussion sections, and tutorials. They will provide oversight as work progresses.

The course will be offered by:

• Dr. Jim Clark, ecologist, Arts & Sciences, Biology
• Dr. Pankaj Agarwal, computer scientist, Arts & Sciences, Computer Science
• Dr. Michael Lavine, statistician, Arts & Sciences, ISDS
• Dean Urban, ecologist, Nicholas School, ES&P

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Last updated November 29, 2005