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:
  • Apr. 14, 2015: New paper accepted 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.

  • Mar. 2, 2015: New paper accepted in Ecological Monographs that investigates bison and disease in Yellowstone:

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

  • Feb. 4, 2015: New paper appears on the cover of Ecological Monographs:

    Hooten, M.B. and N.T. Hobbs. (2015). A guide to Bayesian model selection for ecologists. Ecological Monographs, 85: 3-28.


  • Jan. 26, 2015: New paper in Methods in Ecology and Evolution on biodiversity inference from multispecies occupancy models :

    Broms, K.M., M.B. Hooten, and R. Fitzpatrick. (2015). Accounting for imperfect detection in Hill numbers for biodiversity studies. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6: 99-108.

  • Jan. 15, 2015: New paper accepted in Environmetrics that investigates spatial confounding and restricted regression for geostatistical models:

    Hanks, E.M., E. Schliep, M.B. Hooten, and J.A. Hoeting. (In Press). Restricted spatial regression in practice: Geostatistical models, confounding, and robustness under model misspecification. Environmetrics.

  • Jan. 13, 2015: New paper accepted in Methods in Ecology and Evolution that describes an issue associated with some presence-only data and potential ways to handle it:

    Hefley, T.J. and M.B. Hooten. (In Press). On the existence of maximum likelihood estimates for presence-only data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

  • Jan. 2, 2015: New paper accepted in Annals of Applied Statistics that presents a highly flexible approach to modeling animal movement:

    Hanks, E.M., M.B. Hooten, and M. Alldredge. (In Press). Continuous-time discrete-space models of animal movement. Annals of Applied Statistics.