EURING Analytical Meeting & Workshop

   July 2-9, 2017 • Barcelona, Spain

EURING 2017 • Barcelona, Spain • program

The EURING 2017 Analytical Meeting & Workshop will consist of several sessions. Below is a preliminary list of the sessions, the names of the individuals chairing the sesssions, and the titles and authors of the individual papers, in order of presentation. Contact information for individual session chairs can be found here.

Sunday, July 2

  • Short Course (Marc Kéry, Beth Gardner, Jamie Sanderlin, Nicola Strebel)
    • Integrated Modelling (click here for details.)

Monday, July 3

  • Analysis of Large Scale Tracking Data (Plenary: Mevin Hooten, co-chair Fränzi Korner-Nievergelt)
  • Plenary: De Motu Animalium: modern models for animal trajectories. - Mevin Hooten

    • John Fieberg (Minnesota) How, why, and how much: understanding space-use patterns by linking animal movement, habitat selection, and home range.
    • Brian Gerber (Colorado State) Location uncertainty in azimuthal telemetry data and the spatial ecology of the endangered Gunnison Sage Grouse.
    • Alison Parton (Sheffield) Inferring animal movement and behaviour in continuous time from irregular and noisy GPS observations.
    • Theo Michelot (Univ. of Sheffield) momentuHMM: R package for analysis of telemetry data using generalized discrete-time multivariate hidden Markov models.
    • Charles Francis (Environment Canada) Using radio-tagging data to test assumptions of mark-recapture models of movement and stopover behaviour.
  • Population dynamics and dispersal (Plenary: Jane Reid, co-chair Elise Zipkin)

    Plenary: Generalizing spatio-temporal population dynamics: demographic covariances, structure and heterogeneity in a partially-migratory meta-population. - Jane Reid

    • Aline-Magdalena Lee (Norwegian University of Science & Technology) Multi-event modeling uncovers nonbreeding in the European shag.
    • Charles Yackulic (USGS) Modelling the joint dynamics of interacting species using occupancy or mark-recapture data.
    • Graziella DiRenzo (Michigan State) Disease-structured N-mixture models.
    • Simone Tenan (Science Museum of Trento) Modelling density-dependent population growth rate from individual encounter data.
    • Stephen Baillie (BTO) Assessing the demographic causes of population changes at large spatial scales using integrated population models.
  • Honour speaker Dr. Shirley Pledger

Tuesday, July 4

  • Data Integration (Plenary: David Miller, co-chair Jamie Sanderlin)

    Plenary: Bringing non-standardized data into robust analytical frameworks: data integration for species distribution modeling. - David Miller

    • Brian Reich (North Carolina State) Incorporating citizen science data into the design of ecological surveys.
    • Ian Renner (Newcastle) Species distribution modelling for combined data sources of unmarked individuals.
    • Jamie Sanderlin (Rocky Mountain Research Station) Information gain versus effort with joint models of occupancy and capture-recapture data.
    • Nicolas Strebel (Vogelwarte Sempach) Integrated species distribution models: combining monitoring and citizen science data to model abundance over space and time.
  • Spatial Models (Plenary: David Borchers, co-chair Rahel Sollmann)

    Plenary: Spatial models for wildlife survey data: thinned point processes with unknown thinning probabilities. - David Borchers

    • Ben Stevenson (Auckland) The spatial structure of capture histories in spatial capture-recapture.
    • Matthew Schofield (Otago) Spatial mark-recapture in continuous-time.
    • Murray Efford (Otago) Combining data types in spatially explicit capture-recapture.
  • Software/Open session (Plenary: Janine Illian, co-chair Remi Choquet)

    Plenary: INLABRU - spatial modelling for ecological surveys and beyond. - Janine Illian

    • Bill Kendall (Colorado State) Using continuous-time resighting data to improve inference from multistate mark-recapture studies.
    • Brett McClintock (NOAA) An improved method for estimating abundance and related demographic parameters from mark-resight data.
    • Nina-Luisa Santostasi (Rome) Estimating prevalence of hybrids in free-ranging admixed populations: a capture-recapture multi-event modelling approach.
    • Tamar Lok (CNRS) Integrating mark-resight data and counts of marked and unmarked birds in a Bayesian framework to estimate stopover duration and passage population size of migratory birds.
  • Poster Session (Ray Alisauskas)

Wednesday, July 5

  • Field Trips

Thursday, July 6

  • Full Annual Cycle Models (Plenary: Pete Marra, co-chair Ali Johnston)

    Plenary: Studying birds in the context of the annual cycle: Carry-over effects and seasonal interactions. - Peter Marra

    • Clark Rushing (Patuxent) Identifiability, accuracy, and bias of latent migration survival rates using full-annual-cycle integrated population models.
    • Daniel Fink (Cornell) Full annual cycle distribution modeling with citizen science data: models and applications.
    • Scott Sillett (Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute) of passerines during spring and fall migration: the importance of seasonal interactions.
    • Todd Arnold (Minnesota) A multi-season Integrated Population Model for American black ducks.
  • Advances in Capture Recapture (Plenary: Rachel Fewster, co-chair Eleni Matechou)

    Plenary: A new modelling framework for capture-recapture with uncertain identity. - Rachel Fewster

    • Alex Diana (Kent) A hierarchical Bayesian nonparametric model for bird migration patterns in UK breeding sites.
    • Olivier Gimenez (CNRS) Regularization techniques for covariate selection in mark-recapture and occupancy models.
    • Rémi Choquet (CNRS) Markov modulated Poisson processes as a new framework to analyze opportunistic capture-recapture data.
    • Marina Jimenez-Munoz (Kent) Estimating age-specific survival rates from historical ringing data.
  • Integrated Population Modelling (Plenary: Sarah Converse, co-chair Michael Schaub)

    Plenary: Making it count: advancing Integrated Population Modeling for decision-making.

    • Audrey Beliveau (British Columbia) Explicit integrated population modelling: escaping the conventional assumption of independence.
    • Floriane Plard (Vogelwarte Sempach) IPM²: Combining integral projection and integrated population models.
    • Mitch Weegman (Missouri) Re-examining violations of independence among data sets in integrated population models with insights into the implications of complete dependency.
    • Takis Besbeas (Athens/Kent) To die or not to die? Integrated modelling of immigration.
    • Pertti Saurola (Helsinki) Using integrated population models to estimate impacts of climate change on owls in Finland.
  • Conference Banquet

Friday, July 7

  • Unmarked Individuals (Plenary: Res Altwegg, co-chair Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita)

    Plenary: Design and analysis of large-scale atlas data. - Res Altwegg

    • Philip Patton (Washington) Modeling and estimating co-occurrence between generalist brood parasites and host communities.
    • Rahel Sollmann (UC, Davis) A Bayesian semi-parametric community occupancy model.
    • Richard Barker (Otago) N-mixture models vs. Poisson regression.
    • Viviana Ruiz-Gutierrez (Cornell) Methodologies for estimating species occurrence patterns using multiple sources of data: examples using survey and citizen science observations.
    • M Javier Klaich (Patagonia) Testing social structure dynamic in marked populations.
    • Paul Conn (NOAA) - Simultaneous modelling of movement, measurement error, and observer dependence in double observer distance sampling surveys.
    • Ray Alisauskas (Environment Canada) - Detection heterogeneity in double observer distance sampling during aerial surveys of arctic birds.
    • Sam Rossman (Michigan State) N-occupancy models: using detection-nondetection data to estimate demographic rates and population abundance.
  • General Assembly