The Conservation and Analysis Unit (CAU) conducts scientific analysis and research to address conservation questions and produce products for use in conservation decision-making, with a focus on landscape-level spatial analysis.
We seek to further our knowledge and understanding of priority conservation areas through habitat suitability modeling, species range and distribution modeling, climate change vulnerability assessment, habitat connectivity modeling, and the compilation and integration of other landscape datasets.
Melanie Gogol-Prokurat, Ph.D.
Spatial Ecologist, Conservation Analysis Unit, Biogeographic Data Branch
Melanie.Gogol-Prokurat@wildlife.ca.gov, (916) 324-9265