Topics and materials for each week
Week of Tuesday Thursday Homework

Aug

23

No class

Course intro

Work with R Notebooks 1 and 2

(nothing to hand in but bring in any questions you may have on Tuesday, September 30)

Aug

30

Maximum likelihood estimation

Maximum likelihood estimation

Practice working with likelihood

Sep

06

 CJS Models

CJS Models

Practice estimating with CJS model

Sep

13

Linear models for live-recapture data

Linear models for live-recapture data

Practice modeling live-recaptures data

Sep

 

20

Modeling live-recaptures data continued

Modeling live-recaptures data continued

Practice modeling live-recaptures data with individual covariates

 

Sep

27

 Multistate models

 Multistate models continued

 Practice with multistate models

Oct

04

 Estimating Abundance

Estimating Abundance continued

Practice estimating abundance

Oct

11

 Robust-design models

 

 Robust-design models

 

Practice with robust-design model

Oct

18

 Jolly-Seber models

 Jolly-Seber models

Review for exam

Oct

25

Simulations: implementation and uses Simulations: implementation and uses Take-home Exam #1

Nov

01

 Single-season Occupancy

Single-season Occupancy

Practice with single-season occupancy model

Nov

08

Multi-season Occupancy

Multi-season Occupancy

Practice with multi-season occupancy model

Nov

15

Advanced topics in occupancy modeling

Advanced topics in occupancy modeling

Practice with advanced topics in occupancy modeling

Nov

22

Review and preparation for student presentations

Thanksgiving - no class

Preparation for student presentations

Nov

29

Student presentations

Student presentations

Review and repare for final exam

Dec

06

Student presentations Student presentations Work on final exam

Dec

13

 

Finals Week