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A hierarchical Bayesian approach to multi-state mark-recapture: simulations and applications.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Calvert, A. M. & Bonner, S. J. & Jonsen, I. D. & Flemming, J. M. & Walde, S. J. & Taylor, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mark-recapture models are valuable for assessing diverse demographic and behavioural parameters, yet the precision of traditional estimates is often c...

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Bayesian state-space model of fin whale abundance trends from a 1991-2008 time series of line-transect surveys in the California Current.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Moore, J. E. & Barlow, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimating temporal trends in animal abundance is central to ecology and conservation, but obtaining useful trend estimates is challenging when animal...

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Using spatial Bayesian methods to determine the genetic structure of a continuously distributed population: clusters or isolation by distance?

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Frantz, A. C. & Cellina, S. & Krier, A. & Schley, L. & Burke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatially explicit Bayesian clustering techniques offer a powerful tool for ecology and wildlife management, as genetic divisions can be correlated wi...

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A framework to diagnose the causes of river ecosystem deterioration using biological symptoms.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Feld, C. K. & Saeedghalati, M. & Hering, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

River assessments are predominantly based on biological metrics and indices selected or designed to integrate the impact of multiple causes of deterio...

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Bayesian modelling procedures for the evaluation of changes in wildlife habitat suitability: a case study of roe deer in the Italian Alps.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Morgia, V. la & Bona, F. & Badino, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Combining species protection with land management is a central concern for nature conservation but requires a collaborative, problem-solving approach....

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Bayesian clustering techniques and progressive partitioning to identify population structuring within a recovering otter population in the UK.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Hobbs, G. I. & Chadwick, E. A. & Bruford, M. W. & Slater, F. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

After a major decline, the UK otter Lutra lutra population is now recovering in its known strongholds (northern England, Wales and Borders and southwe...

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Improving assessments of data-limited populations using life-history theory.

Published online: 19 Jun 2021

Authors: Horswill, C. & Manica, A. & Daunt, F. & Newell, M. & Wanless, S. & Wood, M. & Matthiopoulos, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicting how populations may respond to climate change and anthropogenic pressures requires detailed knowledge of demographic traits, such as surviv...

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Integrating encounter theory with decision analysis to evaluate collision risk and determine optimal protection zones for wildlife.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Udell, B. J. & Martin, J. & Fletcher, R. J., Jr. & Bonneau, M. & Edwards, H. H. & Gowan, T. A. & Hardy, S. K. & Gurarie, E. & Calleson, C. S. & Deutsch, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Better understanding human-wildlife interactions and their links with management can help improve the design of wildlife protection zones. One exam...

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Power to detect trends in abundance within a distance sampling framework.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Andersen, E. M. & Steidl, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Ensuring that inferences from biological monitoring are reliable requires a level of sampling effort that is commensurate with programmatic objecti...

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The untamed shrew: on the termination of an eradication programme for an introduced species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Solow, A. & Seymour, A. & Beet, A. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One option in managing introductions of non-native pest species is to eradicate the introduced species by trapping or otherwise removing individuals. ...

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