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Population Status of Carnivores

Duration

August 2011 - August 2016

Narrative

This project will develop models to evaluate population status of select carnivore species, using spatial capture-recapture methods.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Sutherland, C., A. K. Fuller, and J.A. Royle. 2014. Modeling non-Euclidean movement and landscape connectivity in highly structured ecological networks. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6: 169–177. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12316 Abstract | 
  • Fuller, A.K., C.S. Sutherland, J.A. Royle, and M.P. Hare. 2016. Estimating population density and connectivity of American mink using spatial capture-recapture. Ecological Applications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/15-0315.1

Technical Publications

  • Sutherland, C., A.K. Fuller, and J.A. Royle. 2015. Investigation of Mink Abundance Relative to Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Contamination within the Hudson River Drainage. Interim report 2012 – 2013. April 22, 2015.
  • Sutherland, C., A.K. Fuller, and J.A. Royle. 2015. Investigation of Mink Abundance Relative to Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Contamination within the Hudson River Drainage. Summary of Findings. 1 September, 2015. 108 pp.

Presentations

  • Sutherland, C. S., J. A. Royle, and A. K. Fuller. Using stream distance to estimate connectivity, movement and density of American mink in a river network using spatial capture-recapture models. The Wildlife Society 20th Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI. 9 October, 2013.
  • Sutherland, C., A. K. Fuller, and J. A. Royle. Measuring non-Euclidean movement patterns in structured habitat networks using spatial capture-recapture models. International Statistical Ecology Conference 2014, Montpellier, France. 4 July, 2014.
  • Sutherland, C., A.K. Fuller, and J.A. Royle. The importance of accounting for biologically realistic movements patterns for abundance estimates using spatial capture-recapture. New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Coordinating Committee Meeting. September 16, 2014.
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Links

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