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:
  • April 18, 2016: New paper in Ecological Applications on removal models for feral swine:

    Davis, A.J., M.B. Hooten, R.S. Miller, M. Farnsworth, J. Lewis, M. Moxcey, and K.M. Pepin. (In Press) Inferring invasive species abundance using removal data from management actions. Ecological Applications. (pdf)

  • March 15, 2016: New paper in Methods in Ecology and Evolution on basis function models for animal movement:

    Buderman, F.E., M.B. Hooten, J.S. Ivan, and T.M. Shenk. (2016). A functional model for characterizing long distance movement behavior. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 264-273. (pdf)

  • March 10, 2016: New paper in Environmetrics on climate backcasting using tree rings:

    Tipton, J., M.B. Hooten, N. Pederson, M. Tingley, and D. Bishop. (2016). Reconstruction of late Holocene climate based on tree growth and mechanistic hierarchical models. Environmetrics, 27: 42-54. (pdf) (ASA ENVR Student Paper Award, 2015)

  • March 5, 2016: New paper accepted in Science of the Total Environment that predicts North American mercury levels:

    Lepak, J.M., M.B. Hooten, C.A. Eagles-Smith, M.A. Lutz, M.T. Tate, J.T. Ackerman, J.J. Willacker Jr., D.C. Evers, J. Davis, C.F. Pritz, J.G. Wiener. (In Press). Assessing mercury concentrations in fish across western Canada and the United States: potential health risks to fish and humans. Science of the Total Environment. (pdf)

  • 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)