Project updates


abundanceR 1.1 now available

posted Feb 12, 2012, 8:01 AM by Rua Mordecai

After hearing from some folks that they were having problems reading the newer data files from the USGS Point Count Database, I noticed that there have been a few changes in how data are formatted in the point count database. This latest version fixes those issues and should now be able to read either the new or older formats.

Download abundanceR 1.1 

Thanks to Sarah Wakamiya from the National Park Service's Mid-Atlantic Network for being the first person to let me know about the problem.

 

The first three test cases for abundanceR

posted Feb 25, 2010, 8:30 AM by Rua Mordecai

abundanceR is now being actively tested by users in three different monitoring programs:

1) Landbird monitoring on Midwest and Northeast Refuges

2) Grassland bird monitoring in Kentucky's Quail Focus Areas

3) Public and Private lands monitoring in Colorado by the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory

abundanceR demonstration during two workshops (4/14 and 4/19)

posted Feb 25, 2010, 8:10 AM by Rua Mordecai   [ updated Mar 19, 2010, 11:39 AM ]

There will be two online workshops demonstrating landbird monitoring tools on April 14 and April 19. At 1pm for each of those workshops, there will be an in depth demonstration and training on abundanceR. More information on the workshops is attached.  

Info for data managers on creating abundanceR input files

posted Feb 2, 2010, 5:55 AM by Rua Mordecai

Although abundanceR is designed to automatically work with data files from the USGS Bird Point Count Database, we wanted to allow managers of other large databases to use the program as well. So, if you manage a large database or data center and are interested in creating an export file for abundanceR, there are detailed intructions here: http://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dtz4vk2_44g7tbbsfm

Analysis tools ready to test

posted Nov 19, 2009, 1:49 PM by Rua Mordecai

We're now looking for people to test both AbundanceR and Data Explorer. Both programs are in the beta phase and we are looking for feedback before a more general release. If you don't have data in the USGS Point Count Database but would like to try the tools, please contact us and we will provide you with an example dataset.

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