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Module 02: Biogeographic Mapping, Analysis, and Modeling

1. Beaman et al. 2004. Determining space from place. D-Lib Magazine 10(5).
2. Hijmans RJ, DM Spooner. Geographic distribution of wild potato species. American Journal of Botany 88: 2101-2112.
3. Ganeshaiah KN, N Barve, N Nath, K Chandrashekara, M Swamy, RU Shaanker. 2003. Predicting the potential geographical distribution of the sugarcane woolly aphid using GARP and DIVA-GIS. Current Science 85: 1526-1528.
4. Jarvis A, ME Ferguson, DE Williams, L Guarino, PG Jones, HT Stalker, JFM Valls, RN Pittman, CE Simpson, P Bramel. 2003. Biogeography of Wild Arachis: Assessing Conservation
Status and Setting Future Priorities. Crop Science 43: 1100-1108.

Module Learning Goals:
Learn the use of digital gazetteers for georeferencing natural history collections.
Learn how to construct digital distribution maps for species.
Learn how to use GIS to analyze patterns of biodiversity.
Learn how to predict species' ranges, including the effect of climate change on species' ranges.