Miguel Fernandez

  • Researcher
  • Center for Applied Biodiversity Informatics

- Multiple levels of uncertainty in ecological forecasting.

- Predictability of spatial patterns of invasive species in South America.

- The impact of Climate Change on Neotropical protected areas.

- The use of ecological niche models to untangle taxonomic problems (Leptodactylidae).

- Production and use of IPCC derived products that can improve ecological forecasting.

Name: John Randall

Affiliation: University of California Davis and The Nature Conservancy

Name: Philip B. Duffy

Affiliation: Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Climate Central

Name: Ronald W. Heyer

Affiliation: Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles NMNH

Name: Daniel Cole

Affiliation: Information and Technology, NMNH

Name: Rafael De Sa

Affiliation: National Science Foundation

Name: Steffen Reiche

Affiliation: The Nature Conservancy

Fernandez, M., Cole D., Heyer R., Reiche S., and R. De Sa, 2009. “Predicting Leptodactylus (amphibia, anura, leptodactylidae) distributions: broad-ranging versus patchily distributed species using a presence-only environmental niche modeling technique” South American Journal of Herpetology, IN PRESS.

Fernandez, M., Blum S., Reiche S., Guo Q., Holzman B., and H. Hamilton, 2009. “Locality uncertainty and the differential performance of four common niche-based modeling techniques” Biodiversity Informatics, IN PRESS.

Fernandez, M., Tejeda W., Duran G., Rico A., Arias C., Quintanilla M., Pareja A., Chive J., Rivera m., and H. Hamilton, 2007. “Assessing the threat of invasive species in South America: an ensemble modeling approach in support of data standards, integration, and dissemination”, Proceedings of TDWG 2007.  www.tdwg.org/proceedings/article/view/289


  • Miguel Fernandez
  • Researcher- Graduate Student (2007 - present)
  • California Academy of Sciences
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