Investigating alternative land use/habitat conservation strategies using GIS and optimization modeling (Extended)

Principal Investigators:

Michael Gilpin, Richard L. Church, Ross Gerrard, and Peter A. Stine

This proposal is for a continuation of an NCEAS working group for an additional twelve months beginning October 1, 1997, including postdoctoral support for the current postdoctoral researcher Ross Gerrard. The subject of our research is the development of an innovative optimization modeling approach to selecting lands to set aside for habitat conservation. Our data and pilot study come from the eastern parts of Contra Costa and Alameda Counties in Northern California, a region that encapsulates state-wide and nation-wide issues of finding alternatives... more

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Participants and Meetings


Working Group Participants
ActivityDatesFurther Information
Working Group16th—16th February 1998Participant List  
Working Group21st—22nd September 1998Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Richard L. Churchchurch@geog.ucsb.eduUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Ross Gerrardrgerrard@fs.fed.usUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Michael GilpinUniversity of California, San Diego
Peter A. Stinepstine@fs.fed.usUS Geological Survey (USGS)
Grant BallardNational Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Chris BazarAlameda County Community Development Agency
Greg ElliottNational Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Eric Heineric_hein@mail.fws.govUS Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
John KopchikContra Costa County Community Development Department
Bill LehmanUS Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Debbie MaxwellUS Geological Survey (USGS)
Lloyd McKinneytony_mckinney@mail.fws.govUS Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Jack MellorUS Geological Survey (USGS)
Brad OlsonUnknown
Jim PetersenUS Geological Survey (USGS)
Gail PresleyCalifornia Department of Fish and Game
Janine StenbackCalifornia Resources Agency
Beth Stonebstone@ebparks.orgEast Bay Regional Park District
Kirk WalnUS Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

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"Investigating alternative land use/habitat conservation strategies using GIS and optimization modeling (Extended)" is project ID: 2077