Titles by subject


Abundance estimation
Abundance estimation of four Mediterranean ungulate species from replicated counts: A hierarchical model approach
Balanced Acceptance Sampling: An adaptive long term sampling methodology
Combining catch and survey data in a dynamic state-space stock assessment model using sequential importance sampling
Estimating abundance by matching parents to offspring: Southern Bluefin Tuna
Estimating population growth rate from capture-recapture data when sampling area is enlarged and/or new individuals are introduced
Estimating the density of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) from a single hydrophone
Estimating trends in butterfly populations whilst accounting for missing counts and variability in seasonal pattern
Estimating wildlife fatalities at wind farms in the presence of a non uniform spatial density
Exploring options beyond catchability at age in trawl surveys used in fish stock assessments
Likelihood analysis of call-playback census plots to estimate the abundance of cavity nesting birds
Modelling Abundance for Clustered Count Data with Excess of Zeros
Modelling species abundance in a river by Negative Binomial hidden Markov models
On the statistical analyses of pin-point cover data: The importance of spatial variation
Population size estimate in short-time. Handling behavioural response, individual heterogeneity in three–session surveys
Sampling and survey design aspects of scientific marine surveys
Some reflections on population estimation of wild elephants using large scale dung survey in southern India during 2005, 2007 and 2010
The “time-to-see” index for estimating relative abundance of birds from SABAP2 data
Variances, variance estimators and the associated confidence intervals for the ratio estimators improved by Rao-Blackwellization in adaptive cluster sampling
Wildlife population survey methods: Challenges and opportunities in the 21st century

Behaviour
A Bayesian Analysis of the Nesting Ecology of the Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) in Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, New York
Cumulative seasonal effects of whalewatching on Minke whales on a feeding ground
Modeling behavioral modes in foraging movement
Predicting foraging success in a marine predator from dive pattern only? GLMM model selection and individual effects

Biodiversity
A glimpse into the future: Predictive distribution modelling of bird populations in west Africa
A Truncated Gamma-Binomial Model for Estimating Species Richness Under Quadrat Sampling
Combining counts and incidence data to estimate community similarity from a two-dimensional lognormal model
Does Diversity Beget Stability and Ecosystem Function?
Evaluation of plants environment relationship and recognition of indicator species using multivariate statistics
Identifying and exploring hotspots of biodiversity change
Parametric Modelling for Multi-Species Habitats
Presentation of the program module "GRAPHS" designed to automation of ecological data analysis by using ordination, clustering and graph theory
What types of climate measurements best predict the distribution of biodiversity?

Combining information
Bringing it all together: A multi-species Integrated Population Model for a breeding community of seabirds
Demographic consequences of illegal poisoning in raptors: An integrated approach
Density Surface Estimation from the Joint Cetacean Protocol Data Resource
Estimating immigration using a Bayesian integrated population model: Choice of parametrisation and priors
Methods from theoretical ecology applied to a practical problem: Birds and wind turbines.
Modelling the distribution of flying heights of seabirds from multiple surveys

Distance sampling
A hierarchical modeling framework for multiple covariate, multiple-observer distance sampling data
Aerial Line-Transect Surveys with dependent data and a Gamma-like detection function
Coming soon in Distance
Inference about density and availability from distance sampling data
Spatial density surface estimation from distance sampling surveys
Understanding Asiatic wild ass (Equus hemionus) population size estimates in the Great Gobi B Strictly Protected Area, Mongolia
Using hierarchical centering to facilitate an rjmcmc algorithm

Fishery
Fisheries stock and community assessments in limited data situations: Flexible models using random effects and inference based on model properties
Improving management decisions by predicting fish bycatch in the Barents Sea shrimp fishery
Next generation of stock assessment tools? Example of spatial population dynamics model with environmental forcing
State-space fish stock assessment model as simple alternative to (semi-) deterministic approaches and full parametric stochastic models
Statistical analysis of plankton distributions: Incorporation of information from hydrodynamic modeling of transport
Time-varying state-space parameterizations of dynamic population models reveal non-stationary stock-recruitment relationships
Using electronic tag data to improve mortality and movement estimates in a tag-based spatial fisheries assessment model
Using state-space modelling framework in data-limited fisheries: The case of Patagonian Toothfish in Chile

Genetic/natural marking
Closed population genetic mark-recapture with genotyping error and heterogeneity
Genotype Uncertainty in Capture-Recapture: Does Modeling Help?
Software for capture-recapture type models using genetic tags

Life-history
Estimating fitness in the wild using state-space models and mark-recapture data
Estimating locations for local extrema of stable isotope signatures in Steller sea lion vibrissae
Interactive Effects of Age and Environment on Reproductive Performance in a Long-Lived Bird
Realistic modeling of stage-structured cohort time-series data
Role of algal diets on the development of three copepods
The importance of considering uncertainty when modelling the population viability of by-catch species: An application to deepwater elasmobranchs.

Mark-recapture-recovery
A Bayesian survival trajectory analysis of a historical rook (Corvus frugilegus) dataset
Adding individual random effects results in models that are no longer parameter redundant
BaSTA: An R package for Bayesian estimation of age-specic survival from incomplete mark-recapture/recovery data with covariates
Estimating Brownian motion dispersal rate, longevity and population density from spatially explicit mark-recapture data on tropical butterflies
Improving mark-release-recapture estimates of short-lived highly mobile pollinators using additional information on weather and landscape composition
Mixture models in Capture-recapture
Modelling breeding return times in capture-recapture studies with the simple sampling scheme
Recent approaches in incorporating time-varying covariates within the analysis of capture-recapture data
Relation between the jolly-seber estimate of population size and the pradel estimate of population growth rate
Score tests in capture-recapture

Model identification
A New Approach to Model-Averaged Confidence Intervals
Choosing between types of linear models in the analysis of species richness data in fragmented landscapes
Fitting finite-mixture models: Performance and heuristics
Parameter Redundancy: Identifiability Issues in Mark-Recapture-Recovery Models
Parameter redundancy in stop-over models; using symbolic algebra in practice
Simultaneous Identification of Growth Law and Estimation of Its Rate Parameter for Biological Data: A New Metric

Modelling individual heterogeneity
A Generalized Estimating Equation Approach for Estimating Population Size by Using Capture-Recapture Data
Incorporating individual heterogeneity into mark-recapture models using ADMB and Dirichlet Process Priors
The relationships between individual behaviour, foraging and fitness for southern elephant seals, and the connections to population dynamics
Uncetainty in Agent-based and Individual-based models

Movement (dispersal and migration)
Analysing movement data with a hidden Markov model
Coincidental bird irruptions
Combining individual animal location and biotelemetry data to investigate movement and activity budgets at the population-level: An application to harbour seals in the North Sea
Extensions of hidden Markov models for animal telemetry data
Geovisualization of the movement of the Long-tailed Duck
How to reveal the multiscale patterns exhibited by animal trajectories?
Modelling, simulation and inference for animal movement in continuous time
Predicting the spatial distribution of animal behaviour: Coupling models of stochastic animal behaviour and spatial usage
Reconstructing dive paths in two-dimensions: Inferences about depth use and behaviour
Towards a general formalization of encounter rates in ecology
Using animal-borne tags to estimate whale tracks in 3-dimensional space using state space models

Multi-species interactions
Bayesian analysis of isotope tracer additions to test alternative models of Trinidadian stream webs
Multispecies, length-based modelling of marine food webs
Temporal dynamics of fisheries discards composition and its implications for ecosystem functioning
The preferred and the near - the actual hoverfly preferences for host plants and the role of spatial aspect

Occupancy estimation
Applying a spatial occupancy model to the Southern African Bird Atlas Project
Climate Envelopes for Species Distribution Models
Designing occupancy surveys and interpreting non-detection when observations are imperfect
Inferring transient occupancy using occupancy models that account for false positive and false negative detection probabilities
Multi-scale analysis of occupancy dynamics of two amphibian species in refuges across the northeast US.
Accounting for parameter uncertainty in the design of occupancy studies: Bayesian and sequential approaches

Paleobiology
Bias in estimates of palaeobiodiversity: Beyond the marine macrofossil record
Combining paleontology and neontology to reconstructing character evolution
Fossil Mammals in Time (and space)
How low can you go? Causality detection in incomplete records
Paleontology down the tree. The phylogenetic context of species distribution, competition, and duration in the fossil record
Species' ecology drives macroevolution
Testing for correlation between abundances of conodonts and environmental time series in Pridolian strata of Lithuania

Phylogenetic comparative methods
Measurement error and model error in phylogenetic comparative methods
Multivariate phylogenetic comparative methods and adaptation

Population dynamics
A brief overview on two paradoxes in ecology
Application of pattern-oriented approach to the development of individual-based model: population viability analysis of the bog fritillary butterfly in Belgium
Bayesian modeling of the dynamics of complex of salmon populations in the North Atlantic
Combining multiple data sources within a Bayesian state-space model with an application for moose population dynamics
Estimating parameters for stochastic models of demography and disease in wildlife populations
Estimating transitions between classified states using non discrete measures with imperfect detection: Application to longitudinal serological data
Integral Projection Modeling (IPM) reveals effects of temperature change on the stochastic demography and population dynamics of pike (Esox lucius)
Modelling the effects of conditions on the wintering grounds and density-dependence on population changes of Afro-Palaearctic migrants
Parametric Analysis of Dynamical Behaviour of Ivlev Model in Plankton Ecology
Replicated Sampling in Integrated Population Modelling
Taylor's spatial power law depends on the size of the sampling area
Using metapopulation models to examine colony decline in sociable weavers
Using state-space models to link climate variability to Atlantic cod population dynamics along the Norwegian Skagerrak coast

Spatial explicit capture-recapture
Comparison of different approaches to mark – recapture methods studying gypsy moth Lymantria dispar in field surveys
Density estimation in tiger populations: Combining information for strong inference
Estimating Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos) Density and Distribution in Interior Alaska using Spatially-Explicit Capture Recapture Models that Accommodate Individual Heterogeneity and Habitat Effects
Hide & Seek: Estimation of lynx (Lynx lynx) density with spatial explicit capture-recapture models (SECR) out of camera trapping data in the Bohemian Forest Ecosystem
Inference about survival and movement in marked animals using multi-state models with spatially-indexed states
Separating mortality and emigration: Modeling space use, dispersal and survival with robust-design spatial capture-recapture data
Spatial capture - recapture in linear networks: Estimating survival and migration patterns in fishes
Spatial capture-recapture models for partial identifiability
Spatially Explicit Capture-Recapture with Passive Detectors

Spatial modelling
A Bayesian hierarchical model for zero-inflated biomass data, with a spatial structure
A parsimonious multi-dimensional statistical model, with applications in ecology
Accounting for preferential sampling in the fishery context
An approximate version of reversible-jump MCMC for the parameterisation and model selection of individual-based models
Bacterial colonization patterns on plant surfaces - Adapting methods from Spatial Statistics to understand mixed point-line patterns
Bayesian identification of outlying latrines in the reconstruction of badger territories
Bayesian latent Gaussian models to assessing the spatial distribution of species
Combatting edge effects in spatial smoothing
Comparative spatial distributions between UK grey & harbour seal populations
Comparing pre- and post-construction distributions of long-tailed ducks around an offshore wind farm: A quasi-designed experiment accounting for imperfect detection, local surface features and autocorrelation
Correlation of SOC with relief and environmental factors in the forest-tundra of the European North-East
Do foragers move Lévy or not? Let Generalized Pareto decide
Evaluating predictions of fish and invertebrate species turnover based on a gradient forest model, using an independent data set
Experimentally derived likelihoods for light-based geolocation
Inference for spatial processes based on areal unit data
Modelling cetacean distribution between the UK and Ireland, using a novel spatially adaptive generalised additive model approach
Modelling the spatial spread of invasive aliens: Process-based models and Bayesian inference.
Recent advances in computationally efficient spatial modelling
Spatial GLMs in AD Model Builder
The influence of facilitation on the spatial distribution of Clusia criuva depends on environmental severity
The role of heterogeneity in spatial plant population dynamics

Species richness and co-occurrence
Modelling niche and neutral dynamics: On the ecological interpretation of variation partitioning results

Stop-over models
Parameter redundancy in stop-over models; using symbolic algebra in practice
Recent Developments in Integrated Stopover Models

Study design
Estimating prediction errors in Species Distribution Models: A virtual ecology approach to integrate multiple sources of uncertainties
Optimal study design for multi-species monitoring programs
Sampling Rare and Clustered Populations
Testing the Effect of Fish Farms on Salmon Survival, TEFFS
Using functional PCA to explore patch connectivity across spatial scales

Time-series analysis
Autocorrelated covariates in AR-models can be problematic
Using Structural Time Series Models to Estimate Trends in Bird Populations from Semiannual Counts
Using uncertainty estimates in state space modelling of population abundance time series

Wildlife and conservation management
A predictive model of avian natal dispersal distance provides prior information for investigating response to landscape change
A Reference Point Tool for Estimating Sustainable Incidental Take for Age-Structured Populations
A statistical framework for adaptive surveillance of invasive plants
Don't bank on a sea view: Could climate variability be limiting the productivity of an endemic cormorant in southern Africa?
Extensions to the potential biological removal method for seabirds and sea turtles
How good are our decision models? An experimental test of optimal surveillance
Measuring resource selection: A classical method applied in a Bayesian framework
Observing the observer: Experiments that estimate weed detectability
Using metapopulation viability models to assess fish population risk from regional water extraction impacts

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