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Alex Chubaty

fRI Research
Job Title
Spatial Modelling Coordinator
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Dr. Chubaty is an ecologist and simulation modeller developing landscape-level models of insect dispersal and forest disturbance. He completed his BSc in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary, before moving to Vancouver, BC to complete his PhD in Biological Sciences at Simon Fraser University. He went on to complete a Post Doc through Université Laval, working with Eliot McIntire at the Pacific Forestry Centre in Victoria, BC. He is coauthor of several R packages, including SpaDES, which he developed for large scale spatial simulations and analyses, including those used for the LandWeb project.

Program & Project Involvement

Healthy Landscapes Program

Healthy Landscapes Program

The program, formerly known as the Natural Disturbance Program, looks at landscape change at a huge scale: Canada's boreal forest.

LandWeb Simulation Modelling

LandWeb Simulation Modelling

A research project and tool that uses spatial simulation modelling to generate the historical range of landscape conditions across western boreal Canada.

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