Cory Merow
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Yale University, New Haven, CT

The quantity and quality of data available for ecological and environmental research has exploded over the past few decades. These ‘big data’ now allow us to address important questions (both old and new) with unprecedented rigor and generality. Leveraging these new data streams requires new tools and increasingly sophisticated workflows.

Note that much of the content of this page is adapted from excellent materials developed by Adam Wilson at the University of Buffalo. Please see his course website for many more great lessons with the same format.