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:
  • August 26, 2016: New paper in Annals of Applied Statistics that presents optimal spatial sampling for landscape genetics studies.

    Hanks, E.M., M.B. Hooten, S.A. Knick, S.J. Oyler-McCance, J.A. Ficke, T.B. Cross, and M.K. Schwartz. (2016). Latent spatial models and sampling design for landscape genetics. Annals of Applied Statistics, 10: 1041-1062. (pdf)

  • August 12, 2016: New paper accepted in Annals of Applied Statistics showing how to obtain inference for dynamic animal social networks using telemetry data.

    Scharf, H.R., M.B. Hooten, B.K. Fosdick, D.S. Johnson, J.M. London, and J.W. Durban. (In Press). Dynamic social networks based on movement. Annals of Applied Statistics. (pdf)

  • August 4, 2016: New paper accepted 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. (In Press). When can the cause of a population decline be determined? Ecology Letters. (pdf)

  • July 13, 2016: New paper accepted in Ecosphere that describes models for large-scale sagebrush population dynamics:

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

  • July 10, 2016: New paper in Current Landscape Ecology Reports that reviews statistical species distribution models and presents them in a hierarchical framework:

    Hefley, T.J. and M.B. Hooten. (2016). Hierarchical species distribution models. Current Landscape Ecology Reports: 1-16. (pdf)

  • July 8, 2016: New paper accepted in Ecological Applications that investigates scale in resource selection of mule deer:

    Northrup, J.M., C.R. Anderson, M.B. Hooten, and G. Wittemyer. (In Press). Movement reveals scale-dependence in habitat selection of a large ungulate. Ecological Applications. (pdf)

  • June 9, 2016: New paper accepted 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. (In Press). Hierarchical animal movement models for population-level inference. Environmetrics. (pdf)

  • May 6, 2016: New paper in Chance highlighting the use of statistical emulators for scientific modeling:

    Wikle, C.K., W.M. Leeds, and M.B. Hooten. (2016) Models for ecological models: Ocean primary productivity. Chance, 29 (2): 23. (pdf)