Topics and materials for each week
Week of Tuesday Thursday Homework

Aug

26

 Course intro

Maximum likelihood estimation

Practice working with likelihood

Sep

02

 CJS Models

CJS Models

Practice estimating with CJS model

Sep

09

Linear models for live-recapture data

Linear models for live-recapture data

Practice modeling live-recaptures data

Sep

 

16

Modeling live-recaptures data continued

Modeling live-recaptures data continued

Practice modeling live-recaptures data with individual covariates

 

Sep

23

 Multistate models

 Multistate models continued

 Practice with multistate models

Sep

30

 Estimating Abundance

Estimating Abundance continued

Practice estimating abundance

Oct

07

 Robust-design models

 

 Robust-design models

 

Practice with robust-design model

Oct

14

 Jolly-Seber models

Review for exam and prepare for presentations Review for exam and prepare for presentations

Oct

21

 Take-home Exam #1 Take-home Exam #1 Take-home Exam #1

Oct

28

 Student Presentations Student Presentations  

Nov

04

 Student Presentations  Student Presentations  

Nov

11

 Single-season Occupancy

Single-season Occupancy

Practice with single-season occupancy model

Nov

18

 Multi-season Occupancy

Multi-season Occupancy

Practice with multi-season occupancy model

Nov

25

 Advanced topics in occupancy modeling

 

Thanksgiving

 

Dec

02

RMark introduction and worked example Introduction to more advanced topics  Where to from here ...

Dec

09

 

Finals Week