Hello,

I am looking into modeling two years of data with a multi-season implicit dynamics model using the paramaterization option "seasonal occupancy (eps=1-gam) and detection". I have two questions:

1) Is it possible to obtain seasonal estimates of psi from this model, as it looks like the model only outputs psi1. I found a paper (Groff et al. 2017) that modeled implicit dynamics multi-season data in PRESENCE and obtained yearly estimates of psi, but am not sure how to get these estimates from the program.

2) Can this model handle missing data in year 1? I have data from some sites that were collected both in year 1 and year 2, but additional sites were added in year 2 that were not surveyed in year 1. I read in the MacKenzie et al. 2006 textbook that missing observations can be accommodated by explicit dynamics models, and am wondering if this is also true of implicit dynamics models.

Thank you,

Melissa