CREEM is an inter-disciplinary research centre at the University of St Andrews, linking researchers from the schools of Mathematics and Statistics, Biology and Geography and Geosciences. Our remit is to develop and apply advanced mathematical and statistical methods to practical problems in biology, ecology and geography.

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  • 50-Year Anniversary of Papers by Cormack, Jolly and Seber 

    Buckland, Stephen Terrence; Morgan, Byron J T (2016-05) - Journal item
  • A conversation with Richard M. Cormack 

    Buckland, Stephen Terrence (2016-05) - Journal article
    Richard Melville Cormack is one of the giants who developed the theory of mark-recapture. Referring to his key paper in 1964, and the papers published back-to-back in 1965 by George Jolly and George Seber, the `Cormack-Jolly-Seber ...
  • Avoidance of wind farms by harbour seals is limited to pile driving activities 

    Russell, Deborah Jill; Hastie, Gordon Drummond; Thompson, David; Janik, Vincent M.; Hammond, Philip Steven; Scott-Hayward, Lindesay Alexandra Sarah; Matthiopoulos, Jason; Jones, Esther Lane; McConnell, Bernie J (2016-05-23) - Journal article
    1. As part of global efforts to reduce dependence on carbon-based energy sources there has been a rapid increase in the installation of renewable energy devices. The installation and operation of these devices can result ...
  • An efficient acoustic density estimation method with human detectors applied to gibbons in Cambodia 

    Kidney, Darren; Rawson, Benjamin M.; Borchers, David Louis; Stevenson, Ben; Marques, Tiago A.; Thomas, Len (2016-05-19) - Journal article
    Some animal species are hard to see but easy to hear. Standard visual methods for estimating population density for such species are often ineffective or inefficient, but methods based on passive acoustics show more promise. ...
  • Sound exposure in harbour seals during the installation of an offshore wind farm : predictions of auditory damage 

    Hastie, Gordon Drummond; Russell, Deborah Jill Fraser; McConnell, Bernie J; Moss, Simon; Thompson, David; Janik, Vincent M. (2015-06) - Journal article
    Summary 1. With ambitious renewable energy targets, pile driving associated with offshore wind farm construction will become widespread in the marine environment. Many proposed wind farms overlap with the distribution of ...

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