The McGlinn lab is an ecology research group at the College of Charleston. We address a wide range of questions on the spatial and temporal structure of biodiversity using a combination of macroecological analyses, field studies, and mathematical models. We are passionate about testing and applying basic theory to further conservation priorities. We are advocates for more a open, diverse, and inclusive scientific community.
We collaborate on software for biodiveristy data management, analysis and simulation.
We have worked with our collaborators in the Weecology lab to develop the R package for the Data Retriever: A package manager for data. It downloads, cleans, and stores publicly available data, so analysts spend less time managing data, and more time analyzing it. Available for R,