UCLA researchers release Biodiversity Atlas of Los Angeles

April 30, 2020

UCLA researchers released the Biodiversity Atlas of Los Angeles, an online tool that helps scientists and the public alike understand how geography, human impacts and climate change shape how key plant and animal species are distributed across the region.

A map from the UCLA Biodiversity Atlas of Los Angeles showing nighttime light throughout the region. Source: UCLA

Researchers began work on the atlas in 2016 after receiving funding from the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge. They plan to update the atlas later this year. 

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