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Integrating Metapopulation Ecology and Landscape Ecology for Improved Population Viability Analysis and Conservation Decision-Making


January 2014 - December 2017


Provide assistance with structured decision making and population viability analysis related to recovery planning for the federally-threatened Chiricahua leopard frog in Southern Arizona.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355



  • Brian IrwinCo-Principal Investigator
  • Richard ChandlerCo-Principal Investigator

Funding Agencies

  • Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative


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