Stochastic population dynamics | Trondheim Aug. 2017

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Stochastic population dynamics | Trondheim Aug. 2017

Postby Michael Schaub » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:26 am

Stochastic population dynamics

Instructors: Steinar Engen, Bernt-Erik Sæther, Vidar Grøtan, Aline Lee, Otso Ovaskainen, Bob O’Hara, Jarle Tufto, Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics, NTNU
Date: 28 August – 1 September 2017
Venue: Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
Computers: Bring your own laptop with latest R
Registration: Free

Contents include the following topics:
• Environmental and demographic stochasticity
• Density-independent and density-dependent models
• Age-structured population dynamics
• Predicting future population dynamics
• Spatial population dynamics (dispersal, spatially structured environmental noise, meta-populations)
• Ecological data: observations, sampling error, introduction to hierarchical models and Bayesian models

The contents will be a mix of lectures on theoretical concepts, hands-on training in associated statistical methodology and presentation of empirical studies utilising the theoretical and statistical concepts introduced in the workshop.

Send your application to Vidar Grøtan ( describing your background by 31 May 2017 at the latest.

This workshop can be taken as part of a PhD course. See
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