Tag Archives: Statistics

Qaecologists presenting at the International Statistical Ecology Conference, Montpellier 2014

So it is going to be another quiet winter in the QAECO lab. A whole bunch of us will be migrating north to Europe and other warmer climes. For many the first staging post will be the south of France [sigh], … Continue reading

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Now you see me, now you don’t: The impact of imperfect detection on species distribution models

By Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita and José Lahoz-Monfort (This article was first published in the March 2014 issue of Decision Point, The Monthly Magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group) All ecologists know that wildlife surveys are almost never perfect. Individuals are often missed and even whole … Continue reading

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Developing and interpreting species distribution models: a checklist of the basics

By Brendan Wintle (This article was first published in the March 2013 issue of Decision Point, The Monthly Magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group) Species distribution models (SDMs) combine observations of species occurrence or abundance with information about environmental variables to gain ecological insights … Continue reading

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