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Climate is changing around the world. This change is impacting species of wild animals. In this project, we will use four decades of bird sightings and climate data to predict the distribution of a bird species in the Scottish Highlands and see how its distribution changed over the years.
This project assumes familiarity with the topics covered in the courses Working with Data in the tidyverse, Intermediate Functional Programming with purrr, and the fundamentals of Working with Geospatial Data in R.
Data Science Manager at Nielsen
Laurens has been using R for over ten years. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge where he used geospatial machine learning and modeling to predict the future of the world's fisheries. He has worked in a wide range of domains, from the UN and NGOs over the credit and insurance sector to retail and ad tech. You can find his blog at https://janlauge.github.io.See More