â??Collating data on the native range of plant species: collecting data from online sources and published literature to determine the precise boundaries of the native range of over 1,000 species of plants native to the USA.
Collating data on the naturalized distribution of plants: collecting data from online databases, literature accounts and herbarium records.
Collecting data from visits to botanical gardens: collecting data on reproductive status of plants.
This position will be free to make the following decisions:
Selection of data sources to include in study of native ranges of species
Selection of journals to search for accounts in the literature
Organization of data files
The following is a list of decisions that will depend on positions advice:
Selecting species for analysis
Selecting the botanical gardens to be visited
Developing criteria for determining whether a species is considered to be naturalized beyond its native range
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Institute at Brown for Environment and Society
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