Workshop on Occupancy Estimation and Modeling

May 11-12, 2011


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


Workshop Schedule
 
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Mark datafiles from workshop examples

   Note: unzip in a folder and open the files in program MARK (need to open files after opening MARK)
Occupancy literature including books and papers on occupancy and general ecological modeling


Wednesday, May 11

8:00 – 8:15 Hello and Introductions

8:15 – 9:00 Review of Basic Statistics, Model Selection, and Inference
 
9:00 – 10:30 Introduction to 
occupancy estimation
 
10:30 – 10:50 Break
 

10:50 – 11:30 An introduction to program MARK and WinBugs
 
11:30 – 12:00 Hands on examples with Mark

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 14:00 Hands on examples with Mark and Winbugs

14:00 – 14:30 Multi-scale and multi-state occupancy estimation
 
14:30 
15:00 Hands on examples of multi-scale, multi state occupancy estimation

15:00 – 15:20 Break

15:20  16:00 Continue examples of multi-scale, multi state occupancy estimation

16:00  17:00 Multi-species occupancy estimation

17:00 Ajourn


Thursday, May 12

8:00 – 8:30 Review
multi-species occupancy estimation
 

8:30  9:30 Hands on examples of multi-species occupancy estimation

9:30 – 10:15
Multi-season (robust design) occupancy estimation

10:15 – 10:45 Break
 

10:45 – 12:00 Hands on examples of multi-season (robust design) occupancy estimation

12:00 Ajourn

Software for course (please download before course)

Program MARK

WinBUGS


Presence (not used during workshop)

Potentially Useful references


MARK handbook


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