New list: distance sampling
len at dcs.st-and.ac.uk
Tue Jul 1 13:30:19 EST 1997
!! New !!
Distance Sampling e-mail discussion list
Announcing a new forum for the sharing of ideas and information among
researchers and practitioners interested in distance sampling survey methods:
the distance sampling e-mail discussion list.
What is distance sampling?
Distance sampling is a widely used technique for estimating the abundance of
biological populations. Distance sampling methods include line transects,
point transects (variable circular plots), cue counting, trapping webs and
How does the list work?
Members send e-mail messages to a central location from where they are
distributed to everyone else on the list. Topics for discussion include:
- questions about survey design and analysis (and answers!)
- discussion of new methodological developments
- advice on the use of software tools (program DISTANCE and other packages)
- news about up-coming meetings, workshops and conferences where distance
sampling methods will be discussed
- jobs in distance-sampling fields
How do I join?
Send an e-mail message to the address mailbase at mailbase.ac.uk with the
following in the message body:
join distance-sampling yourfirstname yourlastname
(e.g., join distance-sampling Joan Smith)
How do I find out more?
Mail questions about the list to the list administrator at
distance-sampling-request at mailbase.ac.uk.
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