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Charles B Yackulic, Ph.D.

Charles Yackulic is a research statistician with the Southwest Biological Science Center.

Dr. Yackulic's research primarily focuses on developing and fitting statistical models that integrate multiple data sources, link environmental drivers and management actions to population and ecosystem processes, and can be used to make near and long-term forecasting of system dynamics under different management alternatives. Areas of particular interest include species distribution dynamics, population dynamics, interspecific interactions, animal movement, food web dynamics and river metabolism.

Professional Experience

  • 2011-present: Research Statistician, USGS Southwest Biological Science Center, Flagstaff, AZ

  • 2010-2011: National Science Foundation (NSF) postdoc in Bioinformatics, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, MD

  • 2009-2010: Postdoctoral Researcher, Columbia University, NY

Education and Certifications

  • 2009 - Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Columbia University, NY

  • 2003 - MSc. in Environmental Change and Management, Oxford University, UK

  • 2001 - B.A. in Biology (major) and Math (minor), Columbia University, NY

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