August (Tianxiao) Hao (he/him)

August (Tianxiao) Hao (he/him)

PhD Candidate

University of Melbourne

August is a PhD student working on describing the biogeographic patterns of terrestrial Fungi in Australia. He is interested in the use of species distribution model-based methods for studying biogeography, particularly for discovering biogeographic regions and their boundaries. He is also interested in exploring the best uses of citizen science data and soil environmental DNA data in studies of biogeography, as these are increasingly important sources of biodiversity information for understudied taxa like Fungi.

Interests
  • Species Distribution Modelling
  • Biogeographic Regionalisation
  • Fungi Biogeography
  • Citizen Science Data