Geometric Morphometrics Workshop
Title: “Methods in Geometric Morphometrics”
Organizers: Mark Belk, BYU
Dates: June 2006
Location: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
This workshop was an introduction the methods and applications of geometric morphometrics in testing biological hypotheses. Participants learned how to collect data, create landmarks, quantify differences, and apply statistical testing to generate analyses. Lastly, this workshop addressed how geometric morphometrics could be used to test phylogeography.
History of morphometrics
Obtaining data and creating landmarks
- Descriptive statistics and hypothesis testing
Definition and short history (.ppt)
– 30 min.
General Morphometric Protocol
Introduction to software
TPS series - SUNY website – 60 min.
Others – 15 min.
Utah chub - semilandmarks, MANOVA, ordination, NMDS – 45 min.
Mountain sucker - regression, – 20 min.
Summary and questions