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SCCS-NY 2010 Workshops

The Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York offers several dynamic, interactive workshops for attendees. 

Workshop Session I

Modeling Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions: What, Why and How?   

Organizers: Richard Pearson, American Museum of Natural History; Robert Anderson, City University of New York; Steven Phillips, AT&T Labs-Research.

Conservation Action Planning: Developing Conservation Strategies for Applied Conservation Projects

Organizer: Karen Poiani and George Schuler, The Nature Conservancy.

Advances in Monitoring and Quantitative Ecology in Conservation Science

Organizers: Benjamin Zuckerberg, James Gibbs, and Wesley Hochachka, Cornell Lab of Ornithology and State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

Expanding Your Teaching Toolbox: An Introduction to Active and Scientific Teaching Approaches 

Organizer: Ana Luz Porzecanski, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History.

Workshop Session II

Ecological Risk Analysis for Conservation Biology

Organizer: Nicholas Friedenberg, Applied Biomathematics.

Economics As a Tool for Conservation? Really?

Organizer: Brendan Fisher, Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy, Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs, Princeton University.

Legal and Ethical Issues of International Research and Specimen Collection in a Post-Convention on Biological Diversity World

Organizer: James S. Miller, Ph.D., Dean and Vice President for Science and Rupert Barneby Curator for Botanical Science, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York.