Accounting for detectability in spatially-explicit abundance models of cetaceans
David L Miller (
University of Bergen – 12 September 2017
Who is this guy?
“Honorary” research fellow at St Andrews
CSIRO Marine Laboratory (close-kin)
NOAA North East Fisheries Science Centre
Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental Modelling, St Andrews
University of Rhode Island
PhD Uni. Bath, UK; GAMs etc w/ Simon Wood
not a real statistician,
not a real ecologist,
knows nothing about whales.
with that in mind...
Abundance and distribution: why?
Want to know where they are
whale watching/stock assessments
Want to know where they aren't
Want to know what they like/dislike
How? Big white boats