GIS for Environmental Management


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Tracks of four male (yellow) and five female (red) black-footed albatross were followed for more than a year.

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Conservation GIS

The Society for Conservation GIS supports the use of GIS and science for conservation of natural resources and cultural change.

Case Study Podcasts

Preserving Biodiversity—By Dr. Raven, director of the Missouri Botanical Gardens

Protecting Caves—By William Elliott, cave biologist, Missouri Department of Conservation

Where Are the Animals?

Whether tracking turtles on an ocean trek or spotting raptor's nests atop transmission towers, GIS provides a tool to visualize and model wildlife behaviors, habitats, and threats. A GIS can help you manage

  • Migratory behavior monitored by GPS collars
  • Feeding habits tracked using radio telemetry
  • Visual observations noted in the field
  • Climate change relationships

Success Stories

See how GIS is benefiting other organizations like yours.

Hosted GIS Data to Study Wildlife

World Wildlife Fund WildFinder lets you search for a specific bird, mammal, reptile, or amphibian and produce global maps of its habitat range, identify its endangered status, and search for images on the Web.

The National Biological Information Infrastructure Geographic Perspectives provides regional information for specific biological and environmental inventories. The site is built on ArcGIS for Server technology.

Take a look at other case studies, podcasts, and books and literature.

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