LIKELIHOOD METHODS IN ECOLOGY

 

 

LAB PROJECT PART I Distribution of Tree Species along Climate Gradients

 

R SCRIPTS: Distribution Project Scripts (right click and save to your working directory)

DATASETS: FIA Species Distribution Data (right click and save to your working directory)

 

 

LAB PROJECT PART II Growth of Tree Species along Climate Gradients

 

R SCRIPTS: Growth Project Scripts Analysis Functions (right click and save both to your working directory)

 

DATASETS: Yellow Birch (BEAL) White Spruce (PIGL) Black Cherry (PRSE) Chestnut Oak (QUPR)

(select one, and right click and save to your working directory)

 

 

DATASET DOCUMENTATION: FIA User Manual

 

LITERATURE:

Canham, C. D., M. Papaik, M. Uriarte, W. McWilliams, J. C. Jenkins, and M. Twery. 2006. Neighborhood analyses of canopy tree competition along environmental gradients in New England forests. Ecological Applications 16:540-554.

Canham, C. D. and R. Q. Thomas. 2010. Frequency, not relative abundance, of temperate tree species varies along climate gradients in eastern North America. Ecology 91:3433-3440.

Canham, C. D., and L. Murphy. 2016. The demography of tree species response to climate: seedling recruitment and survival. Ecosphere 7(8):e01424. 10.1002/ecs2.1424

Canham, C. D., and L. Murphy. 2016. The demography of tree species response to climate: sapling and canopy tree growth. Ecosphere 7(10):e01474. 10.1002/ecs2.1474

Canham, C. D., and L. Murphy. 2017. The demography of tree species response to climate: sapling and canopy tree survival. Ecosphere 8(2):e01701. 10.1002/ecs2.1701.

 

 

ADDITIONAL COURSE MATERIALS

 

Likelihood Package: PDF of Manual

 

 

R Tutorials and Manuals

Canham - Getting Started with R

CRAN An Introduction to R

CRAN R data import and export

CRAN R Installation

Ellner An Introduction to R

Short R Reference Card

 

 

 

 

COURSE HOMEPAGE