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Oliver Hooker
Final Call for 'Spatial analysis of ecological data using R'

Delivered by Prof. Jason Matthiopoulos, Dr. James Grecian

http://www.prstatistics.com/course/spatial-analysis-ecological-data-using-r-spae05/

This course will run from 7th – 12th August 2017 at SCENE field
station, Loch Lomond national park, Scotland

The course will cover the concepts and R tools that can be used to
analyse spatial data in ecology covering elementary and advanced spatial
analysis techniques applicable to both plants and animals. We will
investigate analyses appropriate to transect (e.g. line surveys,
trapping arrays), grid (e.g. occupancy surveys) and point data (e.g.
telemetry). The focal questions will be on deriving species
distributions, determining their environmental drivers and quantifying
different types of associated uncertainty. Novel methodology for
generating predictions will be introduced. We will also address the
challenges of applying the results of these methods to wildlife
conservation and resource management and communicate the findings to
non-experts.

Course content is as follows

Day 1: Elementary concepts
Module 1 Introductory lectures and practical; this will cover the key
questions in spatial ecology, the main types of data on species
distributions, concepts and challenges and different types of
environmental data, concepts and challenges; useful concepts from
statistics; Generalised Linear Models
Module 2 GIS tools in R: Types and structure of spatial objects in R,
generating and manipulating spatial objects,
projections and transformations, cropping and masking spatial objects,
extracting covariate data and other simple
GIS operations in R, optionally plotting simple maps

Day 2: Overview of basic analyses
Module 3 Density estimation, Spatial autocorrelation, Smoothing, Kernel
Smoothers, Kriging, Trend-fitting (linear, generalised linear,
generalised additive models)
Module 4 Habitat preference, Resource selection functions, MaxEnt:
What’s it all about? Overview and caveats related to Niche models

Day 3: Challenging problems
Module 5 Analysing grid data, Poisson processes, Occupancy models,
Use-availability designs
Module 6 Analysing telemetry data, Presence-only data, Spatial and
serial autocorrelation, Partitioning variation by
mixed effects models

Day 4: Challenging problems
Module 7 Analysing transect data, Detection functions for point and line
transects, Using covariates in transect models. Afternoon for catch up
and/or excursion

Day 5: Challenging problems
Module 8 Advanced methods, Generalised Estimation Equations for
difficult survey designs, Generalised additive
models for habitat preference, Dealing with boundary effects using soap
smoothers, Spatial point processes with INLA

Day 6: Delivering advice
Module 9 Prediction, Validation by resampling, Generalised Functional
Responses for species distribution, Quantifying uncertainty, Dealing
with the effects of population density
Module 10 Applications, designing protected areas, thinking about
critical habitat, Representing uncertainty

Please email any inquiries to [hidden email] or visit our
website www.prstatistics.com

Please feel free to distribute this material anywhere you feel is
suitable

Upcoming PR statistics courses

1. MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS OF SPATIAL ECOLOGICAL DATA #MASE
19th – 23rd June, Canada, Prof. Subhash Lele, Dr. Peter Solymos
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/multivariate-analysis-of-spatial-ecological-data-using-r-mase01/

2. TIME SERIES MODELS FOR ECOLOGISTS USING R (JUNE 2017 #TSME
26th – 30th June, Canada, Dr. Andrew Parnell
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/time-series-models-foe-ecologists-tsme01/

3. META-ANALYSIS IN ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
#METR01
24th – 28th July, Scotland, Prof. Julia Koricheva, Prof. Elena
Kulinskaya
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/meta-analysis-in-ecology-evolution-and-environmental-sciences-metr01/

4. SPATIAL ANALYSIS OF ECOLOGICAL DATA USING R #SPAE
7th – 12th August 2017, Scotland, Prof. Jason Matthiopoulos, Dr. James
Grecian
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/spatial-analysis-ecological-data-using-r-spae05/

5. ECOLOGICAL NICHE MODELLING USING R #ENMR
16th – 20th October 2017, Scotland, Dr. Neftali Sillero
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/ecological-niche-modelling-using-r-enmr01/

6. GENETIC DATA ANALYSIS AND EXPLORATION USING R #GDAR
23rd – 27th October, Wales, Dr. Thibaut Jombart, Zhian Kavar
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/genetic-data-analysis-exploration-using-r-gdar03/

7. STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELLING FOR ECOLOGISTS AND EVOLUTIONARY
BIOLOGISTS USING R #SEMR
23rd – 27th October, Wales, Prof Jarrett Byrnes, Dr. Jon Lefcheck
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/structural-equation-modelling-for-ecologists-and-evolutionary-biologists-semr01/

8. LANDSCAPE (POPULATION) GENETIC DATA ANALYSIS USING R #LNDG
6th – 10th November, Wales, Prof. Rodney Dyer
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/landscape-genetic-data-analysis-using-r-lndg02/

9. APPLIED BAYESIAN MODELLING FOR ECOLOGISTS AND EPIDEMIOLOGISTS #ABME
20th - 25th November 2017, Scotland, Prof. Jason Matthiopoulos, Dr. Matt
Denwood
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/applied-bayesian-modelling-ecologists-epidemiologists-abme03/

10. ADVANCING IN STATISTICAL MODELLING USING R #ADVR
11th – 15th December 2017, Wales, Dr. Luc Bussiere, Dr. Tom Houslay,
Dr. Ane Timenes Laugen,
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/advancing-statistical-modelling-using-r-advr07/

11. INTRODUCTION TO BAYESIAN HIERARCHICAL MODELLING #IBHM
29th Jan – 2nd Feb 2018, Scotland, Dr. Andrew Parnell
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/introduction-to-bayesian-hierarchical-modelling-using-r-ibhm02/

12. ANIMAL MOVEMENT ECOLOGY (February 2018) #ANME
19th – 23rd February 2018, Wales, Dr Luca Borger, Dr. John Fieberg

13. GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRICS USING R #GMMR
5th – 9th June 2017, Scotland, Prof. Dean Adams, Prof. Michael
Collyer, Dr. Antigoni Kaliontzopoulou
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/geometric-morphometrics-using-r-gmmr01/

14. FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY FROM ORGANISM TO ECOSYSTEM: THEORY AND
COMPUTATION #FEER
5th – 9th March 2018, Scotland, Dr. Francesco de Bello, Dr. Lars
Götzenberger, Dr. Carlos Carmona
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/functional-ecology-from-organism-to-ecosystem-theory-and-computation-feer01/

15. ADVANCES IN MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS OF SPATIAL ECOLOGICAL DATA USING R
#MVSP
Prof. Pierre Legendre, Dr. Olivier Gauthier - Date and location to be
confirmed

16. STABLE ISOTOPE MIXING MODELS USING SIAR, SIBER AND MIXSIAR #SIMM
Dr. Andrew Parnell, Dr. Andrew Jackson – Date and location to be
confirmed

17. NETWORK ANAYLSIS FOR ECOLOGISTS USING R #NTWA
Dr. Marco Scotti - Date and location to be confirmed

18. MODEL BASE MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS OF ABUNDANCE DATA USING R #MBMV0
Prof David Warton - Date and location to be confirmed

19. PHYLOGENETIC DATA ANALYSIS USING R (TBC) #PHYL
Dr. Emmanuel Paradis – Date and location to be confirmed

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Upcoming PR informatics courses

1. BIOINFORMATICS FOR GENETICISTS AND BIOLOGISTS #BIGB
3rd – 7th July 2017, Scotland, Dr. Nic Blouin, Dr. Ian Misner
http://www.prinformatics.com/course/bioinformatics-for-geneticists-and-biologists-bigb02/

2. INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS USING LINUX #IBUL
16th – 20th October, Scotland, Dr. Martin Jones
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/introduction-to-bioinformatics-using-linux-ibul02/

3. INTRODUCTION TO PYTHON FOR BIOLOGISTS #IPYB
27th Nov – 1st Dec, Wales, Dr. Martin Jones
http://www.prinformatics.com/course/introduction-to-python-for-biologists-ipyb04/

4. INTRODUCTION REMOTE SENSING AND GIS APPLICATIONS FOR ECOLOGISTS #IRMS
27th Nov – 1st Dec, Wales, Dr Duccio Rocchini, Dr. Luca Delucchi
http://www.prstatistics.com/course/introduction-to-remote-sensing-and-gis-for-ecological-applications-irms01/

5. DATA VISUALISATION AND MANIPULATION USING PYTHON #DVMP
11th – 15th December 2017, Wales, Dr. Martin Jones
http://www.prinformatics.com/course/data-visualisation-and-manipulation-using-python-dvmp01/

6. EUKARYOTIC METABARCODING
23rd – 27th July 2018, Scotland, Dr. Owen Wangensteen
http://www.prinformatics.com/course/eukaryotic-metabarcoding-eukb01/

7. CODING, DATA MANAGEMENT AND SHINY APPLICATIONS USING RSTUDIO FOR
EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGISTS AND ECOLOGISTS #CDSR
Dr. Aline Quadros


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Oliver Hooker PhD.
PR statistics

2017 publications -

Ecosystem size predicts eco-morphological variability in post-glacial
diversification. Ecology and Evolution. In press.

The physiological costs of prey switching reinforce foraging
specialization. Journal of animal ecology.

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