mrds: Mark-Recapture Distance Sampling (mrds)

This package implements mark-recapture distance sampling methods as described in D.L. Borchers, W. Zucchini and Fewster, R.M. (1988), "Mark-recapture models for line transect surveys", Biometrics 54: 1207-1220. and Laake, J.L. (1999) "Distance sampling with independent observers: Reducing bias from heterogeneity by weakening the conditional independence assumption." in Amstrup, G.W., Garner, S.C., Laake, J.L., Manly, B.F.J., McDonald, L.L. and Robertson, D.G. (eds) "Marine mammal survey and assessment methods", Balkema, Rotterdam: 137-148 and Borchers, D.L., Laake, J.L., Southwell, C. and Paxton, C.L.G. "Accommodating unmodelled heterogeneity in double-observer distance sampling surveys". 2006. Biometrics 62:372-378.)

Version: 2.1.6
Depends: R (≥ 3.0)
Imports: optimx (≥ 2013.8.6), mgcv, Rsolnp
Suggests: testthat
Published: 2014-06-11
Author: Jeff Laake, David Borchers, Len Thomas, David Miller and Jon Bishop
Maintainer: David Miller <dave at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
In views: Environmetrics
CRAN checks: mrds results


Reference manual: mrds.pdf
Package source: mrds_2.1.6.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: mrds_2.1.6.tgz, r-oldrel: mrds_2.1.6.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: mrds_2.1.6.tgz
Old sources: mrds archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: Distance, dsm, DSsim