Paleonet: Course Introduction to Geometric Morphometrics, May 29 – June 2, Barcelona, Spain

soledad.esteban soledad.esteban at
Thu Dec 1 17:46:46 GMT 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:


 - Introduction: Shape, size and biological morphology.
 - Morphometric data: Equipment, landmarks, outlines and surfaces.
 - Visualizing shapes and shape changes.
 - Looking at variation: PCA.
 - Distinguishing groups: CVA and discriminant analysis.
 - Symmetry and asymmetry.
 - Morphometrics in a messy world: outliers and measurement error.
 - Regression and allometry.
 - Covariation between things: PLS.
 - Morphological integration.
 - Modularity.
 - Phylogeny and comparative methods.
 - Putting things together: Combining analyses to solve biological questions.
 - 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
Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP)

Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona). Spain

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