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:
  • October 25, 2016: New paper in Ecosphere that uses remotely sensed data to model sagebrush populations over large scales:

    Tredennick, A.T., M.B. Hooten, C.L. Aldridge, C.G. Homer, A. Kleinhesselink, and P.B. Adler. (2016). Forecasting climate change impacts on plant populations over large spatial extents. Ecosphere, 7: e01525. (pdf)

  • October 24, 2016: New paper accepted in Ecology that reviews spatial and temporal modeling approaches using basis functions specifications:

    Hefley, T.J., K.M. Broms, B.M. Brost, F.E. Buderman, S. Kay, H.R. Scharf, J.R. Tipton, P.J. Williams, and M.B. Hooten. (In Press). The basis function approach to modeling autocorrelation in ecological data. Ecology. (pdf)

  • October 17, 2016: New paper in Ecology Letters that discusses temporal confounding in longitudinal population models:

    Hefley, T.J., M.B. Hooten, J.M. Drake, R.E. Russell, and D.P. Walsh. (2016). When can the cause of a population decline be determined? Ecology Letters, 19: 1353-1362. (pdf)

  • October 10, 2016: New paper accepted in Methods in Ecology and Evolution on demographic population models for large-scale plant systems:

    Tredennick, A.T., M.B. Hooten, and P.B. Adler. (In Press). Do we need demographic data to forecast the state of plant populations? Methods in Ecology and Evolution. (pdf)

  • October 7, 2016: New paper accepted in Ecology that describes a framework for combining data sources to estimate and predict spreading populations:

    Williams, P.J., M.B. Hooten, J.N. Womble, G.G. Esslinger, M.R. Bower, and T.J. Hefley. (In Press). An integrated data model to estimate spatio-temporal occupancy, abundance, and colonization dynamics. Ecology. (pdf)

  • October 3, 2016: New paper accepted in the Journal of the American Statistical Association that describes how to model animal movement trajectories with basis functions:

    Hooten, M.B. and D.S. Johnson. (In Press). Basis function models for animal movement. Journal of the American Statistical Association. (pdf)

  • September 29, 2016: New paper accepted in Ecology that describes how to estimate central places using telemetry data:

    Brost, B.M., M.B. Hooten, and R.J. Small. (In Press). Leveraging constraints and biotelemetry data to pinpoint repetitively used spatial features. Ecology. (pdf)

  • September 17, 2016: New paper in Ecology that presents model checking and selection approaches for multispecies occupancy models:

    Broms, K.M., M.B. Hooten, and R.M. Fitzpatrick. (2016). Model selection and assessment for multi-species occupancy models. Ecology, 97: 1759-1770. (pdf)

  • September 9, 2016: New paper in Environmetrics that shows how to combine individual-level models for population-level inference:

    Hooten,M.B., F.E. Buderman, B.M. Brost, E.M. Hanks, and J.S. Ivan. (2016). Hierarchical animal movement models for population-level inference. Environmetrics, 27: 322-333. (pdf)