Statistics & Biometrics

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Books (sorted by year and lead author)

Manly, B. F. J. 2009.

Statistics for environmental science and management. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC.

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Amstrup, S. C., McDonald, T. L., & Manly, B. F. J. 2005.

Handbook of capture-recapture analysis. Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press.

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Manly, B. F. J., & Manly, B. F. J. 2002.

Resource selection by animals: Statistical design and analysis for field studies. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

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Manly, B. F. J. 2001.

Statistics for environmental science and management. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall/CRC.

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Manly, B. F. J., & Manly, B. F. J. 1997.

Randomization, bootstrap, and Monte Carlo methods in biology. London: Chapman & Hall.

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Manly, B. F. J. 1992.

The design and analysis of research studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Manly, B. F. J. 1990.

Stage-structured populations: Sampling, analysis, and simulation. London: Chapman and Hall.

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Manly, B. F. J. 1986.

Multivariate statistical methods: A primer. London: Chapman and Hall.

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Manly, B. F. J. 1985.

The statistics of natural selection on animal populations. London: Chapman and Hall.

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Publications (sorted by year and lead author)

Clark, P. E., J. Lee, K. Ko, R. M. Nielson, D. E. Johnson, D. C. Ganskopp, J. Chigbrow, F. B. Pierson, and S. P Hardegree. 2014.

Prescribed fire effects on resource selection by cattle in mesic sagebrush steppe. Part 1: Spring grazing. Journal of Aric Environments 100-101:78-88.

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Harris, G., R. M. Nielson, T. Rinaldi, and T. Lohuis. 2014.

Effects of winter recreation on northern ungulates with focus on moose (Alces alces) and snowmobiles. European Journal of Wildlife Research 60A:45-58.

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Jay CV, Grebmeier JM, Fischbach AS, McDonald TL, Cooper LW, et al. 2014.

Pacific Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) Resource Selection in the Northern Bering Sea. PLoS ONE 9(4): e93035. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093035

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Larson, D. L. S. Droege, P. A. Rabie, J. L. Larson, J. Devalez, M. Haar, and M. McDermott-Kubeczko. 2014.

Using a network modularity analysis to inform management of a rare endemic plant in the northern Great Plains, USA. Journal of Applied Ecology 51:1034:1052

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Bromaghin, J. E., T. L. McDonald, S. A. Amstrup. 2013.

Plausible combinations: An improved method to evaluate the covariate structure of Cormack-Jolly-Seber mark-recapture models. Open Journal of Ecology, 3(1): 11-22.

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Cardozo, S.V., Manly, B.F.J., Ospina, R. & Dias, C.T.S. 2013.

Bootstrap estimation of resource selection probability functions. Computational Ecology & Software 3: 91-101.

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Costello, C. M., S. I. Cain, R. M. Nielson, C. Servheen, and C. C. Schwartz. 2013.

Response of black bears to the non-motorized expansion of a road corridor in Grand Teton National Park. Ursus 24:54 -69.

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Larson, D. L., J. B. Bright, P. Drobney, J. L. Larson, N. Palaia, P. A. Rabie, S. Vacek and D. Wells. 2013.

Using prairie restoration to curtail invasion of Canada thistle: the importance of limiting similarity and seed mix richness. Biological Invasions 15:2049-2063.

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McDonald, L.L., B. Manly, F. Huettmann, and W. Thogmartin. 2013.

Location-only and use-availability data: analysis methods converge. Journal of Animal Ecology 82: 1120-1124.

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McDonald, T. L. 2013.

The point process use-availability or presence-only likelihood and comments on analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology, 82(6), 1174-1182.

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Millsap, B. A., Zimmerman, G. Sauer, J. R., Nielson, R. M., Otto, M., Bjerre, E., and R. K. Murphy. 2013.

Golden eagle population trends in the western United States: 1968 – 2010. Journal of Wildlife Management 77:1436-1448.

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Nielson, R. M., and H. Sawyer. 2013.

Estimating resource selection with count data. Ecology and Evolution 3:2233-2240.

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Robertson, B. L., Brown, J. A., McDonald, T., & Jaksons, P. 2013.

BAS: Balanced acceptance sampling of natural resources. Biometrics, 69(3), 776-784.

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Miller, W.J., B.F.J. Manly, D.D Murphy, D. Fullerton, R.R. Ramey. 2012.

An Investigation of Factors Affecting the Decline of Delta Smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Estuary. Reviews in Fisheries Science, 20(1): 1-19.

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Nielson, R., D. Thomas, and L. McDonald. 2012.

Resource selection. In A.-H. El-Shaarawi and W. Piegorsch, editors. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 2nd ed. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, England. Pages 2223-2228.

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Bromaghin, J. F., R. M. Nielson, and J. J. Hard. 2011.

A model of Chinook salmon population dynamics incorporating size-selective exploitation and inheritance of polygenic correlated traits. Natural Resource Modeling 24:1-47.

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Coe, P. K., B. Johnson, M. J. Wisdom, J. G. Cook, M. Vavra, and R. M. Nielson. 2011.

Validation of elk resource selection models with spatially-independent data. Journal of Wildlife Management 75:159-170.

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Kuletz, K.J., C. S. Nations, B. Manly, A. Allyn, D. B. Irons, A. McKnight. 2011.

Distribution, Abundance, and Population Trends of the Kittlitz’s Murrelet(Brachyramphus Brevirostris) in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Marine Ornithology, 39:97-109.

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Bianconi, A., J.S. Govone, B.F.J. Manly, M.J. Watts. 2011.

The use of multivariate statistical procedure in analyzing the germination process of two bean cultivars, compared with a univariate approach. Proceedings of the International Academy of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 1(2):70-76.

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Manly, B.F.J. 2011.

Bootstrapping with Models for Count Data. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, 21:1164-1176.

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Nielson, R. M., B. R. Gray, L. L. McDonald, and P. J. Heglund. 2011.

Estimating site occupancy rates for aquatic plants using spatial sub-sampling designs when detection probabilities are less than one. Aquatic Botany 95:221-225.

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Osorio, I., B. Manly, S. Sunderam. 2010.

Toward a quantitative multivariate analysis of the efficacy of antiseizure therapies. Epilepsy & Behavior, 18:335-343.

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Durner, G. M., D. C. Douglas, R. M. Nielson, S. C. Amstrup, T. L. McDonald, I. Stirling, M. Mauritzen, E. W. Born , Ø. Wiig, E. DeWeaver, M. C. Serreze, S. E. Belikov, M. M. Holland, J. Maslanik, J. Aars, D. A. Bailey, and A. E. Derocher. 2009.

Predicting the 21st century distribution of polar bear habitat from general circulation model projections of sea ice. Ecological Monographs 79:25-58.

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Ferraz, K., B. Manly, L. Verdade. 2009.

The influence of environmental variables on capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris: Rodentia, Hydrochoeridae) detectability in anthropogenic environments of southeastern Brazil. Population Ecology, 52:63-270.

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Jones,S.L., C.S. Nations, S.D. Fellows, and L.L. McDonald. 2008.

Breeding Abundance and Distribution of Long-billed Curlews (Numenius americanus) in North America. Waterbirds 31(1): 1-14.

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Yazvenko, S. B., McDonald, T. L., Blokhin, S. A., Johnson, S. R., Meier, S. K., Melton, H. R., … & Wainwright, P. W. 2007.

Distribution and abundance of western gray whales during a seismic survey near Sakhalin Island, Russia. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 134(1-3), 45-73.

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Yazvenko, S. B., McDonald, T. L., Blokhin, S. A., Johnson, S. R., Melton, H. R., Newcomer, M. W., … & Wainwright, P. W. 2007.

Feeding of western gray whales during a seismic survey near Sakhalin Island, Russia. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 134(1-3), 93-106.

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Johnson, C. J., Nielsen, S. E., Merrill, E. H., McDonald, T. L., & Boyce, M. S. 2006. Yazvenko, S. B., McDonald, T. L., Blokhin, S. A., Johnson, S. R., Melton, H. R., Newcomer, M. W., … & Wainwright, P. W. 2007.

Resource selection functions based on use-availability data: theoretical motivation and evaluation methods. Journal of Wildlife Management, 70(2), 347-357.

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McDonald, T. L., Manly, B. F., Nielson, R. M., & Diller, L. V. 2006.

Discrete-choice modeling in wildlife studies exemplified by northern spotted owl nighttime habitat selection. Journal of Wildlife Management, 70(2), 375-383.

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Nielson, R.M., L.L. McDonald, and S.D. Kovach. 2006.

Aerial line transect survey protocols and data analysis methods to monitor moose (Alces alces) abundance as applied on the Innoko National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Technical report prepared for US Fish and Wildlife Service, McGrath, Alaska, USA.

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Boydstun, L. B., McDonald, Trent L. 2005.

The California Plan – Action Plan for Monitoring California’s Coastal Anadromous Salmonids

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Goldstein, M. I., Poe, A. J., Cooper, E., Youkey, D., Brown, B. A. and McDonald, T. L. 2005.

Mountain goat response to helicopter overflights in Alaska. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 33: 688–699. doi: 10.2193/0091-7648(2005)33[688:MGRTHO]2.0.CO;2

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Manly, B.F.J. 2003.

Study design considerations for aerial surveys in the Spring and Fall to estimate the abundance of Pacific Walrus. Prepared for Joel Garlich-Miller, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska.

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Manly, B. F., McDonald, T. L., Amstrup, S. C., & Regehr, E. V. 2003.

Improving size estimates of open animal populations by incorporating information on age. BioScience, 53(7), 666-669

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Trent L. McDonald, Steven C. Amstrup, Bryan F.J. Manly. 2003.

Estimation of Biological Parameters: Tag loss can bias Jolly-Seber capture-recapture estimates. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 31:814-822.

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McDonald, T. L., & McDonald, L. L. 2002.

A new ecological risk assessment procedure using resource selection models and geographic information systems. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 1015-1021.

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McDonald, T. L., Erickson, W. P., & McDonald, L. L. 2000.

Analysis of count data from before-after control-impact studies. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 262-279.

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Manly, B. F., McDonald, L. L., & McDonald, T. L. 1999.

The robustness of mark-recapture methods: a case study for the northern spotted owl. Journal of agricultural, biological, and environmental statistics, 78-101.

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