Author: Derek Leask

Registration open for Animal Movement Analysis Workshop at UBC (June 18-22, 2018)

The Biodiversity Research Centre (BRC) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), in collaboration with the British Ecological Society’s (BES) Movement Ecology Special Interest Group (https://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/membership-community/special-interest-groups/movement-ecology/), will be hosting a workshop for graduate students and postdocs on methods to analyse movement data. The workshop, which will run from June 18 to June 22, will be led by Marie Auger-Méthé (UBC), Luca Read More …

MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL ORNITHOLOGICAL CONGRESS 21-26 August Vancouver & The Waterbird Society 19-20 August

The IOC and Waterbird Society meetings will be at the Vancouver Convention Centre this August. Everyone is invited to attend. The IOC meeting is comprehensive and not just a meeting. It includes scientists, conservationists, managers, artists, musicians, and the public. It is co-hosted by the Vancouver International Bird Festival, the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, and Read More …

Spatial Capture-Recapture Workshop in Banff

This course introduces key models used in the analysis of spatially-explicit capture-recapture data using Bayesian and classical (likelihood) methods. It closely follows material from the book “Spatial Capture-Recapture” (Elsevier, 2014). The workshop will cover basic model and data analysis concepts in R and the BUGS language (using WinBUGS or JAGS), analysis of classical capture-recapture models Read More …