Animal abundance estimation via conventional, multiple covariate and mark-recapture distance sampling (CDS/MCDS/MRDS). Detection function fitting is performed via maximum likelihood. Also included are diagnostics and plotting for fitted detection functions. Abundance estimation is via a Horvitz-Thompson-like estimator.

Documentation

Manual: mrds.pdf
Vignette: None available.

Maintainer: Laura Marshall <lhm at st-andrews.ac.uk>

Author(s): Jeff Laake <jeff.laake at noaa.gov>, David Borchers <dlb at st-and.ac.uk>, Len Thomas <len.thomas at st-and.ac.uk>, David Miller <dave at ninepointeightone.net> and Jon Bishop

Install package and any missing dependencies by running this line in your R console:

install.packages("mrds")

Depends R (>= 3.0)
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Package mrds
Materials
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Task Views Environmetrics
Version 2.1.17
Published 2016-10-03
License GPL (>= 2)
BugReports https://github.com/DistanceDevelopment/mrds/issues
SystemRequirements
NeedsCompilation no
Citation
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Package source mrds_2.1.17.tar.gz