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:
  • 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)

  • November 2, 2015: New paper accepted in PLoS One on white-tailed deer population forecasting:

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

  • September 21, 2015: New paper accepted in Environmetrics on paleoclimate reconstruction:

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

  • September 8, 2015: New paper in Ecological Applications that investigates influences of waterfowl population dynamics:

    Ross, B.E., M.B. Hooten, J-M DeVink, and D.N. Koons. (2015). Combined effects of climate, predation, and density dependence on Greater and Lesser Scaup population dynamics. Ecological Applications, 25: 1606-1617.

  • August 20, 2015: New paper in the Journal of Animal Ecology that uses regularization and predictive models to assess the effects of climate and habitat on Sandhill Cranes:

    Gerber, B.D., W.L. Kendall, M.B. Hooten, J.A. Dubovsky, and R.C. Drewien. (In Press). Optimal population prediction of sandhill crane recruitment based on climate-mediated habitat limitations. Journal of Animal Ecology, 84: 1299-1310.

  • August 14, 2015: New paper accepted in Methods in Ecology and Evolution that makes a case for using functional modeling approaches to analyze telemetry data:

    Buderman, F.E., M.B. Hooten, J.S. Ivan, and T.M. Shenk. (In Press). A functional model for characterizing long distance movement behavior. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

  • July 13, 2015: New paper accepted in Ecology that fuses dynamic spatio-temporal models with occupancy models to account for detectability when studying invasive species:

    Broms, K.M., M.B. Hooten, D.S. Johnson, L.L. Conquest, and R. Altwegg. (In Press). Dynamic occupancy models for explicit colonization processes. Ecology.