Workshop on Capture-Recapture Estimation Methods

May 8-9, 2012
EOU Integrated Services Building, LaGrande OR



Instructor: Jim Peterson, Phone: 541-737-1963
                  Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
                  176 Nash Hall
                     jt.peterson@oregonstate.edu


Workshop Schedule
NEW:
Hands on sections contain MARK files and other excel files created during workshop
           
Click here for user-friendly reminders on how do analyses in MARK

Tuesday May 8, 2012
      8:15 – 8:30 Welcome and introductions

      8:30 – 9:30 Review of Basic Statistics, Model Selection, and Inference

      9:30 – 10:15 Overview of closed capture-recapture methods

    10:15 – 10:30 Break

    10:30 – 11:30 Introduction to program MARK

    11:30 – 13:00 Lunch

    13:00 – 14:30 Closed capture methods with hands on examples

    14:30 – 14:45 Break

    15:45 – 16:00 Continue closed capture

    16:00     Adjourn for the day
 
Wednesday May 9, 2012
      8:15 – 10:15 Open population estimation methods with hands on examples

    10:15 – 10:30 Break

    10:30 – 11:30 Continue open population methods

    11:30 – 13:00 Lunch

    13:00 – 14:30 Best of both worlds: Robust Design methods with hands on

    14:30 – 14:45 Break

    15:45 – 16:00 Continue Robust Design

    16:00    Adjourn

Software for course (please download before course)

Program MARK

Potentially Useful references


MARK handbook


Mike Conroy's estimation course (includes lots of MARK  examples)