Introductory course on population estimation and modelling

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Introductory course on population estimation and modelling

Postby darryl » Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:14 pm

Introduction to Estimation and Modelling of Ecological Populations
Instructors: Joanne Potts and Darryl MacKenzie
Dates: 18-22 June 2018
Location: Imperial College, London, UK

This course is designed for the beginner- and intermediate-level researcher who is wanting a broad overview of available methods for estimating and modelling ecological populations, with an emphasis on abundance-based measures. Methods to be covered include:
    Generalised linear models
    Study design
    Multivariate analyses
    Distance sampling
    Non-spatial capture-recapture models (closed and open population)
    Spatial capture-recapture models
    Occupancy models
The course fee is GBP £500, which includes:
    Registration fees
    Instruction and course materials
Participants must provide their own laptop computer.

Class is limited to 25 participants. To register and for more information go to

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