Wilding conifer research

Forecasting impacts

Project description

Forecast current and future impacts of wildings. Collate fundamental data layers, create detailed plan for data integration and model development, and develop a model.

‘Winning against wildings’
– funded by Ministry for Business and Innovation

Research team lead: Norman Mason

Specific research topics

Prototype models of invader spread and impact are developed, then validated against empirical data from manipulative experiments and field measurements  - to enable forecasting of spread.

Research Lead

Landcare Research