Mevin B. Hooten
Associate Professor
Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
Department of Statistics
Colorado State University

Office Location: 201 Wagar
Office Phone: 970.491.1415
Fax: 970.491.1413
Email: Mevin.Hooten "at" colostate.edu

Recent News:
  • February 1, 2016: New paper in Ecology that presents a dynamic occupancy approach to modeling invasive species:

    Broms, K.M., M.B. Hooten, D.S. Johnson, L.L. Conquest, and R. Altwegg. (2016). Dynamic occupancy models for explicit colonization processes. Ecology, 97: 194-204. (pdf)

  • January 29, 2016: New paper accepted in Ecological Applications that describes the connections between decision making and statistics:

    Williams, P.J. and M.B. Hooten. (In Press). Combining statistical inference and decisions in ecology. Ecological Applications. (pdf)

  • January 16, 2016: New paper accepted in Methods in Ecology and Evolution on ways to use auxiliary data to account for false positives in occupancy models:

    Ruiz-Gutierrez, V., M.B. Hooten, and E.H. Campbell Grant. (In Press). Uncertainty in surveillance and monitoring programs: a framework for citizen science data collection and analysis. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. (pdf)

  • January 5, 2016: New paper accepted in Ecology on model checking and selection for multispecies occupancy models:

    Broms, K.M., M.B. Hooten, and R.M. Fitzpatrick. (In Press). Model selection and assessment for multi-species occupancy models. Ecology. (pdf)

  • December 10, 2015: New paper in PLoS One on white-tailed deer population forecasting:

    Raiho, A., M.B. Hooten, S. Bates, and N.T. Hobbs. (2015). Forecasting the effects of fertility control on overabundant ungulates: White-tailed deer in the National Capital region. PLoS One, 10: e0143122. (pdf)

  • November 29, 2015: New paper in Ecology on dynamic point process models for telemetry data:

    Brost, B.M., M.B. Hooten, E.M. Hanks, and R.J. Small. (2015). Animal movement constraints improve resource selection inference in the presence of telemetry error. Ecology, 96: 2590-2597. (pdf)

  • November 29, 2015: New paper in Methods in Ecology and Evolution on potential pitfalls in RSFs and SDMs:

    Hefley, T.J. and M.B. Hooten. (2015). On the existence of maximum likelihood estimates for presence-only data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6: 648-655. (pdf)

  • November 18, 2015: New Ecological Monograph on brucellosis in Yellowstone bison:

    Hobbs, N.T., C. Geremia, J. Trainor, R. Wallen, P.J. White, M.B. Hooten, and J.C. Rhyan. (2015). State-space modeling to support adaptive management of brucellosis in the Yellowstone bison population. Ecological Monographs, 85: 525-556. (pdf)