Cody Schank


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Cody is pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin in the Department of Geography and the Environment, where he is a Donald D. Harrington Scholar. He has worked with GIS and mapping species distributions for 10 years, including involvement with the Global Mammal Assessment and The Map of Life. Cody has conducted field work in Cambodia, Peru, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. His current research focuses on modeling species distributions to assist decision-making for conservation management in the tropics.

Education

  • M.U.E.P., Urban and Environmental Planning, University of Virginia
  • B.A., Environmental Science, University of Virginia

Publications

Schank, C., Pollard, E. H. B., Sechrest, W., Timmins, R., Holden, J. & Walston, J. 2009. First confirmed records of Large-toothed Ferret Badger Melogale personata in Cambodia, with notes on country records of Melogale. Small Carnivore Conservation 40:11–15.

Schipper, J., et al. 2008. The status of the world’s land and marine mammals: diversity, threat and knowledge. Science 322:225-230.