GapAnalysis: An R package to calculate conservation indicators using spatial information

Julian Ramirez-Villegas, Daniel Carver, Chrystian Sosa, Colin Khoury, Harold Achicanoy, Maria Victoria Diaz, Steven Sotelo & Nora Castaneda-Alvarez
Effective assessments of the current status of biodiversity conservation are needed to support planning, policy, and action, from local to global levels. Of particular use would be well documented, reproducible methods based on openly accessible data and tools. Such methods should provide an accurate estimate of the state of conservation of diversity, identifying gaps in current conservation systems, while providing a benchmark against which to measure success, including determining when conservation goals have been met....

Registration Year

  • 2021

Resource Types

  • Dataset


  • Agricultural Research Service
  • International Center for Tropical Agriculture