Hierarchical modeling workshop in Monpellier

August 28, 2015 Etc R course data cloning dclone

One-day teaching workshop at ICCB/ECCB congress in Monpellier on August 1st, 2015.

This training course is aimed towards the conservation professionals who need to understand and feel comfortable with modern statistical and computational tools used to address pressing conservation issues.

By presenting both Bayesian and Likelihood based approaches, the participants will be able to go beyond the rhetorics of philosophy of statistics and use the tools with full understanding of their assumptions and implications.

Check out the course material at DataCloning.org, or sign up for the Dclone users mailing list.

Statistical computing meets biodiversity conservation and natural resource management

Fitting removal models with the detect R package

In a paper recently published in the Condor, titled Evaluating time-removal models for estimating availability of boreal birds during point-count surveys: sample size requirements and model complexity, we assessed different ways of controlling for point-count duration in bird counts using data from the Boreal Avian Modelling Project. As the title indicates, the paper describes a cost-benefit analysis to make recommendations about when to use different types of the removal model. The paper is open access, so feel free to read the whole paper here).

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