Applied Hierarchical Modeling in Ecology: Analysis of by Marc Kery,J. Andrew Royle

By Marc Kery,J. Andrew Royle

Applied Hierarchical Modeling in Ecology: Distribution, Abundance, Species Richness deals a brand new synthesis of the state of the art of hierarchical versions for plant and animal distribution, abundance, and group features resembling species richness utilizing info amassed in metapopulation designs. a majority of these info are super common in ecology and its purposes in such parts as biodiversity tracking and fisheries and flora and fauna administration.

This first volume explains static models/procedures within the context of hierarchical models that jointly characterize a unified method of ecological learn, taking the reader from layout, via info assortment, and into analyses utilizing the most important type of types. Applied Hierarchical Modeling in Ecology, Volume 1 serves as an essential guide for practising box biologists, and as a graduate-level textual content for college students in ecology, conservation biology, fisheries/wildlife administration, and comparable fields.

  • Provides a synthesis of significant sessions of versions approximately distribution, abundance, and species richness whereas accommodating imperfect detection
  • Presents types and techniques for making a choice on unmarked participants and species
  • Written in a step by step technique available to non-statisticians and gives totally labored examples that function a template for readers' analyses
  • Includes significant other site containing information units, code, recommendations to routines, and extra information

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