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2021/2022

6EV327 Population monitoring using Capture Mark Recapture

Læringsutbytte

Learning outcomes

A candidate with fulfilled qualifications will have the following learning outcome:

Knowledge

The student knows the concepts, applications and limitations of the Capture-Mark-Recapture (CMR) approach to monitor wildlife populations.

Skills

The student can design and implement a CMR study. The student can process and analyze simple CMR data, and interpret the results.

General competence

The student has a good understanding of the concepts underlying the monitoring of wildlife populations.

 

 

Innhold

Course content

 

The course provides an introduction to the main methods based on capture-mark-recapture to estimate population density and demographic parameters such as survival and reproduction rates. The course covers theses methods from study design (e.g., when are capture-recapture studies appropriate? ) to data analysis, to the interpretation and communication or results.

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

Teaching and working methods

Lectures and practical exercises (mostly in class).

Obligatoriske krav som må være godkjent før eksamen kan avlegges

 

 

Eksamen

Examination

One final written report. Grading according to ECTS-system on scale A-E for passed and F for failed.