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Nupoint: An R package for density estimation from point transects in the presence of nonuniform animal density

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Summary: The R package nupoint provides tools for estimating animal density from point transect surveys in which the conventional point transect assumption of uniform animal distribution in the vicinity of the point is violated. It includes tools for plotting, model selection, goodness-of-fit testing and simulation. This paper describes the main features of the package and illustrates its use by application to two different kinds of survey dataset.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)589-594
Number of pages6
JournalMethods in Ecology and Evolution
Volume4
Issue number6
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Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013

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  • Density gradient, Distance sampling, Nonuniform distribution, Point transect, Road survey, Shore survey

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