Wildlife Fatality Estimator
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Fatality Estimation module


This module produces wildlife fatality estimates according to the following estimators:

  • Jain et al. (2007)
  • Huso (2010)
  • Korner-Nievergelt et al. (2011)
  • How to use

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    To know more about the assumptions and limitations of each fatality estimator see:

    Bernardino, J., Bispo, R., Costa, H. & Mascarenhas, M. (2013). Estimating bird and bat fatality at wind farms: a practical overview of estimators, their assumptions and limitations. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 40, 1: 63-74


    This module is based on the work from the following authors:

    Huso, M. (2010). An estimator of wildlife fatality from observed carcasses. Environmetrics, 22: 318-329.
    Jain, A., Kerlinger, P., Curry, R. & Slobodnik, L. (2007). Annual Report for the Maple Ridge Wind Power Project: Postconstruction Bird and Bat Fatality Study - 2006. Final Report. Curry and Kerlinger, LLC.
    Korner-Nievergelt, F., Korner-Nievergelt, P., Behr, O., Niermann, I., Brinkmann, R. & Hellriegel, B. (2011). A new method to determine bird and bat fatality at wind energy turbines from carcass searches. Wildlife Biology, 17:350-363.

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