Statistics and Modeling Courses

These courses build skills in population modeling, biological monitoring, and quantitative assessments needed to support conservation decisions. Participants learn about the modeling process including how to think like a modeler, run popular modeling software, and interpret results from models.

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Biologists who are responsible for monitoring or conservation design projects and other population-habitat related studies.  

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Statistical models are used to understand the mechanisms behind the patterns we...

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Those working on constructing models for the development of Species Status Assessments, updating range maps of endangered species, or other conservation applications.  

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This course provides participants...

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Anyone interested in expanding their modeling skillset for the benefit of species conservation.  

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This course will provide participants with the skills needed to build species distribution models (SDMs)...

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Biologists who wish to use modeling for species status assessments and for evaluating management and policy alternatives for recovery.  

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During this course, participants will have the opportunity to explore the...

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Biologists and resource managers who are seeking to gain model-building skills to inform research and decision-making in natural resource management. Participants are not required to be highly skilled in mathematics or computing, although familiarity with spreadsheets and how...

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Target Audience: Biologists and others with little or no prior experience with R or statistics who need to collect and analyze data for purposes such as impact assessment and biological monitoring.

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This course, along with Field Data...

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Biologists who collect and analyze data.

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R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. R is an ever-expanding set of analytical packages that has become the primary tool for data analysis in the broadly defined...

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Target Audience: Biologists and resource managers who are seeking to gain experience developing and running occupancy models. All modeling will be done in R, so a working knowledge of R is required.

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Documenting the presence or...

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Biologists seeking to gain beginner level population modeling skills to inform decision-making in areas such as species status assessment, recovery, and management.

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This online course is based on Dr. Anthony Starfield's Principles of...

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Biologists, technicians, researchers, and natural resource managers involved in data collection and dissemination of biological data results.

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Data management is an integral part of natural resource management. Qualitative, quantitative,...

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Biologists, technicians, researchers, and natural resource managers involved in data collection and dissemination of biological data results.

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Data management is an integral part of natural resource management. Qualitative, quantitative,...

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Biologists who:

Make status assessments for reasons such as evaluating the influences of management actions or potential changes in the environment. Monitor species or habitat changes over space or time.

 

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This...

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Anyone who wants to learn R to manipulate data and communicate analysis.

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Participants with no prior experience in R will learn how to transform messy field data into purposeful information for analysis and decision making. Computer...

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Anyone who wants to learn R to manipulate data and communicate analysis.

Summary and Objectives:

Participants with no prior experience in R will learn how to transform messy field data into purposeful information for analysis and decision making. Computer...

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Denver, Colorado