KEN BURNHAM

KEN BURNHAM

 

January 2009, Ken retired as a Senior Scientist with the United States Geological Survey (Biological Resources Discipline) and continues to contribute as Emeritus Assistant Unit Leader and Professor with the Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, at CSU.

His formal degrees:

  • B.S. in Biology from Portland State University
  • M.S. and Ph.D. in Statistics from Oregon State University

His expertise and interests: study design (statistical aspects) and specialized sampling and data analysis methodology for wildlife and ecology, in particular population estimation, such as from capture-recapture, bird banding, distance sampling, population monitoring, and inference about population dynamics. Kens recent research emphasis has been on theory and application of information-theoretic data-based model selection and multimodel inference.

RESUME

Lynx project(s)

 

TRAVEL PICTURES:

Australia June 2000

Desert Rat

Masai Mara River

Burnham and Akaike

NSO 1998 Rexstad & Burnham

2001 Best Monograph Award

EURING 2000 near Point Reyes, CA

Burnham on Akaike at UC San Diego

A Life in Science Univ. of St. Andrews ISEC

July 2008

MEETINGS
AWARDS

ACADEMICS

PUBLICATIONS

 

MODEL SELECTION ISSUES:

Journals That Have Papers Using MMI

AIC Myths and Misunderstandings

 

Modelville Song (Margaritaville)

 

Response to the LINK and BARKER Paper in Ecology

H0 Testing Song (Hotel California)

 

 

T-Tests and ANOVA in a Model Selection Framework

Contact info:

Dr. Kenneth Burnham Assistant Unit Leader

201 Wagar Building

1484 Campus Delivery

Fort Collins, CO 80523

 

Retirement Jan 2009