Mixed Effects Models and Extensions in Ecology with R / Edition 1

Mixed Effects Models and Extensions in Ecology with R / Edition 1

by Alain Zuur, Elena N. Ieno, Neil Walker, Anatoly A. Saveliev
     
 

ISBN-10: 1441927646

ISBN-13: 9781441927644

Pub. Date: 04/06/2011

Publisher: Springer New York

This book discusses advanced statistical methods that can be used to analyse ecological data. Most environmental collected data are measured repeatedly over time, or space and this requires the use of GLMM or GAMM methods. The book starts by revising regression, additive modelling, GAM and GLM, and then discusses dealing with spatial or temporal dependencies and…  See more details below

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This book discusses advanced statistical methods that can be used to analyse ecological data. Most environmental collected data are measured repeatedly over time, or space and this requires the use of GLMM or GAMM methods. The book starts by revising regression, additive modelling, GAM and GLM, and then discusses dealing with spatial or temporal dependencies and nested data.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441927644
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
04/06/2011
Series:
Statistics for Biology and Health Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
Pages:
574
Sales rank:
694,316
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Limitations of linear regression applied on ecological data. - Things are not always linear; additive modelling. - Dealing with hetergeneity. - Mixed modelling for nested data. - Violation of independence - temporal data. - Violation of independence; spatial data. - Generalised linear modelling and generalised additive modelling. - Generalised estimation equations. - GLMM and GAMM. - Estimating trends for Antarctic birds in relation to climate change. - Large-scale impacts of land-use change in a Scottish farming catchment. - Negative binomial GAM and GAMM to analyse amphibian road killings. - Additive mixed modelling applied on deep-sea plagic bioluminescent organisms. - Additive mixed modelling applied on phyoplankton time series data. - Mixed modelling applied on American Fouldbrood affecting honey bees larvae. - Three-way nested data for age determination techniques applied to small cetaceans. - GLMM applied on the spatial distribution of koalas in a fragmented landscape. - GEE and GLMM applied on binomial Badger activity data.

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