Recent advances in spatial modelling of distance sampling surveys
David L. Miller (
19 April 2016
Who is this guy?
NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (sic), Woods Hole, MA
(“Honourary” (ha!) position at St Andrews)
Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental Modelling, St Andrews
University of Rhode Island
PhD Bath, UK; spatial modelling w/ Simon Wood
Why am I here?
Collab w/ Mark Bravington, Nat Kelly
not a real statistician,
not a real ecologist.
with that in mind...
How many animals are there?
Where are all the animals?
Why are they there?
How can we do this?
Density surface models
(Spatial models that account for detectability)
2-(or more) stage models