Mr Eric Howe:
Mr Eric Howe
University of St Andrews
Centre for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modelling
School of Mathematics & Statistics
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My research interests include terrestrial wildlife population ecology and demography, trophic dynamics, and human–wildlife interactions. My PhD research focuses on statistical methods for estimating abundance of African great apes from remote (genetic and photographic) survey data.
Howe EJ, Buckland ST, Després-Einspenner ML, Kühl HS. 2017. Distance sampling with camera traps. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12790
Després-Einspenner ML, Howe EJ, Drapeau P, Kühl HS. 2017. An empirical evaluation of camera trapping and spatially explicit capture-recapture models for estimating chimpanzee density. American Journal of Primatology. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22647.
Pelletier A, Obbard ME, Harnden M, McConnell S, Howe EJ, Burrows FG, White BN, Kyle CJ. 2017. Determining causes of genetic isolation in a large carnivore (Ursus americanus) population to direct contemporary conservation measures. PloS one. vol. 12, no. 2: pp. e0172319. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172319.
Obbard ME, Cattet MRL, Howe EJ, Middel KR, Newton EJ, Kolenosky GB, Abraham KF, Greenwood CJ. 2016. Trends in body condition in polar bears (Ursus maritimus) from the Southern Hudson Bay subpopulation in relation to changes in sea ice. Arctic Science vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 15-32. DOI: 10.1139/as-2015-0027.
McCarthy MS, Lester JD, Howe EJ, Arandjelovic M, Stanford CB, Vigilant L. 2015. Genetic censusing identifies an unexpectedly sizeable population of an endangered large mammal in a fragmented forest landscape. BMC ecology, vol 15, no. 1, pp. 21. DOI: 10.1186/s12898-015-0052-x.
Recent presentations / workshops
Applications of spatially explicit capture–recapture models. Workshop at Wildlife70 – A symposium on long-term research, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada. 04 May, 2017.
Spatial capture–recapture workshop. Centre for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modelling, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland. August 2016.
Howe EJ, Buckland ST, Després-Einspenner ML, Kühl HS. Distance sampling with camera traps. Oral presentation at the International Statistical Ecology Conference in Seattle, USA. June 2016.