Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Couple new papers by Eric on Humpback whales

Zerbini, A.N., Ward, E., Engel, M.E., Kinas, P.G. and Andriolo, A. 2009. A Bayesian Assessment of the Conservation Status of Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the Western South Atlantic (Breeding Stock A). J. Cet Res. Manage., SC/58/SH02.

Ward, E., Zerbini, A.N., Engel, M.E., Kinas, P.G. and Andriolo, A. 2009. Estimates of population growth rates of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the wintering grounds off the coast of Brazil (Breeding Stock A). J. Cet Res. Manage., SC/58/SH14.

New paper by Eric and Eli on killer whale survival

Ward, E.J., E.E. Holmes, and K.C. Balcomb. 2009. Quantifying the effects of prey abundance on killer whale reproduction. Journal of Applied Ecology, 46(3):632-640.

Eli will be presenting a poster version of this work at the Marine Mammal conference in October in Quebec City.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Eli is teaching a workshop on time-series analysis

At the Marine Mammal conference in Quebec City, Oct 11th, 2009. Workshop

Yasmin's LaTeX for Ecologists workshop is online

Yasmin taught a course on LaTeX at ESA 2009. "A Beginner's Course in Typesetting Scientific Manuscripts with LateX" (Eli helped). The workshop is online Link to workshop

Brice and Eric have a new paper on Stable Isotope Analysis

In PLoS 1:
Semmens, B.X., E.J. Ward, J.W. Moore, and CT. Darimont. 2009. Quantifying inter- and intra-population niche variability using hierarchical Bayesian stable isotope mixing models. PLoS One. http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0006187.