FW 552 - Applied Sampling for Wildlife/Fish Studies

  • 3 credits
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Survey sampling theory and techniques, including distance sampling, with emphasis on wildlife and fish studies.

Prerequisite

STAT 301 or STAT 307.

Textbook and Materials

Required

  • Sampling, 3rd Ed. (2012)
    Thompson, S.K. John Wiley & Sons, New York
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore

Instructors

Kenneth Wilson

(970) 491-1410 | Kenneth.Wilson@colostate.edu

Kenneth Wilson, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Colorado State University. He and his students have an interest in wildlife management, conservation biology and ecology, especially related to 1) impacts of human activities on wildlife, 2) population ecology, and 3) understanding patterns and predictions about species distributions across the landscape. Learn more at http://warnercnr.colostate.edu/~kenw/

Kyle Christianson

Kyle Christianson is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University. His graduate research applies an interdisciplinary approach to understand the effects of climate change on high elevation lake ecosystems. He integrates climate science, watershed hydrology, physical limnology and ecology, while using innovative statistical methods to model future change.

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