Task 3: Spatial Planning for Protected Areas in Response to Climate Change (SPARC)

Award Period: 

Monday, December 3, 2018 to Sunday, June 30, 2019

Award Amount: 

$14 180

Agency Name: 

Conservation International Foundation

Award Number: 

SB190087- Task 3

PI First Name: 


PI last name: 


Area/s of Research: 


The student project assistant will provide general logistical support, perform technical analysis, and assist with the production of written and/or printed materials for the project. Activities will be performed under the supervision of Steve Gaines and will entail 10-15 hours/week of effort. Specific activities may include:

1. High-volume analysis of spatial data

2. Assist with data preparation and stewardship for ecological modeling under scenarios

of climate change

3. Preparation of visuals for presentations and/or printed materials

4. Development and maintenance of project website

5. Logistical support for meetings and workshops.

6. Assistance with the preparation of publications where relevant

The relative workload among the above activities will vary depending on the most immediate needs of the project. Student project assistant will hold weekly meetings with supervisors to define and adjust the priorities for that week.