ISEC 2014 in Montpellier

July 01, 2014 Talks R detect QPAD slides

Discussing problems vs. finding solutions: an operational framework for dealing with imperfect detection in species distribution modelling, International Statistical Ecology Conference 2014, Montpellier, France.

Isec july2 h1_solymos from Peter Solymos

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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