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Research Article

An Accessible Method for Implementing Hierarchical Models with Spatio-Temporal Abundance Data

  • Beth E. Ross mail,

    beth.ross@aggiemail.usu.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, United States of America

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  • Mevin B. Hooten,

    Affiliations: U. S. Geological Survey, Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America, Department of Fish, Wildlife, & Conservation Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

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  • David N. Koons

    Affiliation: Department of Wildland Resources and the Ecology Center, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, United States of America

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  • Published: November 16, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049395

About the Authors

Beth E. Ross
Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, United States of America
Mevin B. Hooten
U. S. Geological Survey, Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
Mevin B. Hooten
Department of Fish, Wildlife, & Conservation Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
Mevin B. Hooten
Department of Statistics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
David N. Koons
Department of Wildland Resources and the Ecology Center, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: beth.ross@aggiemail.usu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BER MBH DNK. Performed the experiments: MBH BER. Analyzed the data: BER MBH. Wrote the paper: BER MBH DNK. Prepared the data for analysis: BER.