Estimation of the Number of Fatalities from Carcass Searches


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carcass-package Estimation of the Number of Fatalities from Carcass Searches
batdist Distribution of bat carcasses below wind turbines
carcass Estimation of the Number of Fatalities from Carcass Searches
CIetterson Confidence interval for the functions ettersonEq14, ettersonEq14v1 and ettersonEq14v2
estimateN Estimation of number of killed animals based on carcass searches and estimates for detection probability
ettersonEq14 Equation 14 of Etterson (2013) Ecological Applications 23, 1915-1925
ettersonEq14v1 Equation 14 of Etterson (2013) Ecological Applications 23, 1915-1925, adapted so that persistence probability and searcher efficiency can vary with calender date
ettersonEq14v2 Equation 14 of Etterson (2013) Ecological Applications 23, 1915-1925, adapted so that persistence probability and searcher efficiency can vary with age of the carcass
integrate.persistence Integrate persistence probability over the discrete time intervals (e.g. days) to account for constant arrival of carcasses
perickson Carcass detection probability acording to Erickson et al. 2004
persistence Times until removal for brown mice carcasses
persistence.prob Estimates carcass persistence probability based on carcass removal experiment data
phuso Carcass detection probability acording to Huso 2010
pkorner Carcass detection probability acording to Korner-Nievergelt et al. 2011
posterior.N Posterior distribution of the number of fatalities based on the number of carcasses found and the probability of finding a carcass.
posteriorN Posterior distribution of the number of fatalities based on the number of carcasses found and the probability of finding a carcass.
search.efficiency Estimates detection probability per person and visibility classes using a binomial model
searches Data of a searcher efficiency trial
shapeparameter Shapeparameters of a beta-distribution from the mean, the lower and upper limit of the 95% confidence or credible interval