Zachary Ladin

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Exploratory analyses of avian brain morphology and body size relationships to test hypotheses as to how the evolution of brain mass and neuronal density are related to diet among diverse avian taxonomic lineages.
Using MAXENT to model the predicted distribution of suitable areas for the invasive insect, spotted lanternfly.
This is a teaching module to help students learn about and use occupancy models. In this exercise, we fit and assess occupancy models for wood thrushes in New Hampshire using open source eBird data and remotely-sensed land cover data from NASA's MODIS Terra satellite.
Experiment to test efficacy of sampling throughfall (rain within the forest) to capture eDNA and measure microbial diversity.
Analysis in R to explore urban heat island effects at FRAME sites in DE and PA.
Sunflower conjecture
Working towards simplification of the sunflower conjecture of Erdos and Rado (1960).
Fall Armyworm Detector
A machine learning-based model to automate the detection of the Fall Armyworm