Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Steller sea lion biological opinion released

The Steller Sea Lion Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands and Gulf of Alaska Groundfish Fisheries Section 7 Consultation was posted in August 2010 by the Alaska Regional Office. Eli's work on Steller sea lion fecundity figures prominently in that (papers and a reanalysis of rookery mark-resight data). http://alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/protectedresources/stellers/esa/biop/draft/0810.htm

New blog on Stable Isotope Analysis

Eric and Brice have a new blog on stable isotope analysis: Stable Isotope Models for Biologists and Environmental Scientists. The blog has links to their course material for the 2010 IsoEcol7 meeting in Fairbanks AK.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Paper on identifying groups using hierarchical Bayesian modeling

Ward, E.J., Semmens, B.X., Holmes, E.E., and K.C. Balcomb. 2010. Identifying links between population groupings and demography in at-risk species with multiple levels of social structure. In press,Conservation Biology