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Spatially explicit capture-recapture short course July 5-7

PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:02 pm
by murray.efford
The Columbia Mountains Institute is offering a 3-day course on spatially explicit capture–recapture (SECR) at Selkirk College, Castlegar, British Columbia, on 5–7 July 2016 (instructor Murray Efford).

The aim of this course is to give participants a practical understanding of SECR and its limitations through the experience of fitting models with the R package ‘secr’. Topics to be covered include:

- concepts and assumptions underlying SECR
- data preparation and checking
- model fitting and evaluation
- study design

Advanced topics will be included as requested.

The course fee is CND$575. Reasonably priced accommodation is available on campus.

See the CMI website for further information ( or contact Murray Efford directly.