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Generalized Estimator (GenEst) Workshop. July 10-11, 2019, Carlsbad

Bat Conservation International

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

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July 10-11, 8 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (approx.)

This is a 2-day classroom-based workshop held at the Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Office at 2177 Salk Avenue #250, Carlsbad, CA, 92008, where attendees will gain hands-on experience using GenEst (A Generalized Estimator of Mortality), the recently published fatality estimation software.

The workshop will be led by Dan Dalthorp of the U.S. Geological Survey, the lead author of the software. He and other instructors will compare GenEst to currently available estimators, discuss the parameters needed for mortality estimation and optimal field methods to determine search area, search schedule, persistence patterns and efficiency of searchers. Instructors will lead discussions and activities on topics including:

             Introduction to Estimating Fatality

             Hands-on Training with the GenEst Software

             Interpreting Proposals and Reports

             Comparing Common and Rare Fatality Events


Registration is open to anyone who is interested in mortality estimation, such as at wind energy or solar facilities. This workshop will help individuals plan projects, implement field methods, interpret reports, and better understand wildlife and wind energy issues. Basic knowledge of mortality estimation is helpful, but a variety of topics will be covered ranging from an introduction to mortality estimation to advanced GenEst applications. Participants can work in groups or individually, inputting simulated data, or their own dataset. 


Interested parties can access the software at https://doi.org/10.5066/P9O9BATL

Alternatively, an online version is available at WEST, Inc.'s Shiny.io service https://west-inc.shinyapps.io/GenEst/. 

 

Registration is limited to 30 participants (registration fee is for venue-related costs)

 

Lodging Details:

We have a block of rooms reserved for workshop participants at the discounted rate of $174.00 per night. 

     Holiday Inn Express Carlsbad
     751 Raintree Drive
     Carlsbad, CA 92011
     760-448-4747


To receive the discounted room rate, reserve your room here: GenEst Lodging_Carlsbad.  

Reservations must be made by 6/9/19 to receive the group rate. 

 

Meals:

Lunch will be provided 7/10 and 7/11. Refreshments will also be available during the breaks.


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Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Office
2177 Salk Avenue
#250
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM (PDT)


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