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    • Movement ecology and conservation : the case of African vultures 

      Estevinho Santos Faustino, Cláudia (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-28) - Thesis
      The movements of critically endangered vultures, equipped with satellite-based tracking devices in Namibia, were inspected using Generalized Additive Models. Models incorporated spatially adaptive (1D and 2D) smooths via ...
    • Estimating abundance of African great apes 

      Howe, Eric J. (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - Thesis
      All species and subspecies of African great apes are listed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature as endangered or critically endangered, and populations continue to decline. As human populations and ...
    • Methods in spatially explicit capture-recapture 

      Stevenson, Ben C. (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-24) - Thesis
      Capture-recapture (CR) methods are a ubiquitous means of estimating animal abundance from wildlife surveys. They rely on the detection and subsequent redetection of individuals over a number of sampling occasions. It is ...
    • The statistical development of integrated multi-state stopover models 

      Worthington, Hannah (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-24) - Thesis
      This thesis focusses on the analysis of ecological capture-recapture data and the estimation of population parameters of interest. Many of the common models applied to such data, for example the Cormack-Jolly-Seber model, ...
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      Erichson, N. Benjamin (University of St Andrews, 2017-11-20) - Thesis