Wildlife Surveys

WEST statisticians have consulted with biologists throughout the world in designing protocols for estimating population size of animals as well as habitat selection. WEST pioneered many of the statistical methods for estimating resource selection functions, including the book rsf. Examples of wildlife surveys have included double sampling surveys for dall sheep and mule deer, mark recapture studies of polar bear in Alaska, line transect surveys for moose, and a census survey for Wyoming toads. #WEST30Years