Information Management & Library
Natural Resource Management
Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Support Services
We collect information relevant to All taxa involved in morbidity mortality and disease, translocation, invasion, and threatened staus.
HEEDMD staff collect observational data to:
-> Recoup prior funded investment
-> Rescue old data to answer new questions
-> Reunify place/time records irrespective of reporter
-> Reconstruct phenomenon indicators using proxies
-> Reuse thematic data for hypothesis formation
HEED MD methods include:
->Mining of the thousands of scholarly publications and government documents relevant to disturbance information for data discovery.
->Use of canonical semantic keyword associations and neural networks to assist in data recovery.
->Facilitating training workshops designed to build research consensus and inter-institutional coordination.
->Consideration of mass media reports and observational contributions from voluntary observers and the general public to gain better geographic spread and augment time series.