# Bio

Dax is an evolutionary biologist, with a PhD in biological sciences and social psychology. As a data analyst at the ALA, he tries to make data in the ALA accessible for scientists and citizen scientists to use and facilitates scientific rigour and transparency.

## Posts

Quantify geographic sampling bias with sampbias}
Human biases play a large role in the data we collect about species. Here we show a simple method to quantify the bias of roads, cities, rivers and airports on species observations of legless lizards in the Northern Territory

Download plant species data by hexagon to make a 3D hex map
Making plots eye-catching can be useful for science communication. Here, we show how to make 3D plots in R with the rayshader package by visualising the number of species identified from ALA observations since 2020