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[Bionews] Course Introduction to Geometric Morphometrics, May 29 – June 2, Barcelona, Spain

Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno via bionews%40net.bio.net (by soledad.esteban from transmittingscience.org)
Thu Dec 1 12:36:36 EST 2016

Dear colleagues,

Registration is now open for the course "INTRODUCTION TO GEOMETRIC
MORPHOMETRICS- 9th edition".

INSTRUCTORS: Prof. Chris Klingenberg (University of Manchester, UK) and Dr.
Jesús Marugán (UAM, Spain).

Dates: May 29th - June 2nd, 2017.

More information and registration:


1. Introduction: Shape, size and biological morphology.
2. Morphometric data: Equipment, landmarks, outlines and surfaces.
3. Visualizing shapes and shape changes.
4. Looking at variation: PCA.
5. Distinguishing groups: CVA and discriminant analysis.
6. Symmetry and asymmetry.
7. Morphometrics in a messy world: outliers and measurement error.
8. Regression and allometry.
9. Covariation between things: PLS.
10. Morphological integration.
11. Modularity.
12. Phylogeny and comparative methods.
13. Putting things together: Combining analyses to solve biological questions.
14. Presentation of group work by participants.

Please feel free to distribute this information between your colleagues if you
consider it appropriate.

With best regards


Soledad De Esteban-Trivigno, PhD.
Scientific Director
Transmitting Science

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