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Chris Nations


Chris has worked for WEST since 2006. Chris has experience in a variety of techniques in ecological statistics including sampling design, capture-recapture and band-recovery estimation of survival and population size, resource selection, home range estimation based on telemetry data, statistical and mathematical models for animal movement, and population modeling including age- and stage-based matrix methods and demographic sensitivity analysis. He also has training and experience in multivariate methods, survival analysis, linear models including mixed models, generalized linear models, and computer intensive techniques including bootstrapping, simulation, and nonlinear optimization. He is familiar with several computer packages for statistical analysis, simulation, and general programming; these include R, SAS, Matlab, and C.