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Lecture 15

GEO 446LEC Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Pronghorn


Department
Geography
Course Code
GEO 446LEC
Professor
Adam Wilson
Lecture
15

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Low-connectivity landscape.
Jaguar and the landscape species concept
High-irreplaceability areasalliance for zero extinction sites.
Zoning map for the great barrier reef marine park.
Marxan: Informing Conservation Decisions Globally
http://marxan.net/
Marxan Overview
Based on planning unit
Summarize cost elements
Summarize conservation elements
Set conservation target
Multiple solutions
Each optimization runs 100-1000 times
Results reflect input
Marxan Overview: Planning unit
Marxan Overview: Cost Elements
Marxan Overview: Conservation Elements
Marxan overview: Conservation Target
Sets the amount of the conservation feature to include in a conservation design
For multiple conservation elements
Target may be set for each individual element
This example uses 50% for each pronghorn population’
Marxan Results: Sum of Solutions
Marxan Results: Best Solution
Marxan Results: Multiple costs
Costs may be analyzed individually.
Fixed costs
Manageable costs
Potential costs
Marxan Results: Multiple costs
Marxan Results: Reserve geometry
Marxan can consider the overall compactness of the reserve design
Perimeter/area ratio
Treated as a cost
Conservation Planning Tools
Chapter 16: Understanding Species Ecology
Where is the biodiversity (species, ecosystems, etc.)?
Discovering Relationships between Climate and Animal Migration with New Tools for Linking
Animal Movement Tracks, Weather and Land Surface Data
www.movebank.org
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