Distance Sampling Workshops

Here you can find content for distance sampling workshops including slides, exercises and other materials.

Free online course

Online distance sampling introductory workshop: a full introductory workshop, including recorded video lectures, exercises and quizzes.

Forthcoming interactive workshops

We plan to offer the following workshops in 2021, all of them delivered remotely, via live online video.

Winter and spring 2021

Summer 2021

We are in the early stages of planning our workshop offerings for late spring and summer 2021. These are likely to incllude the following:

  • Introduction to distance sampling
  • Density surface modelling
  • Distance sampling when animals are missed at zero distance

We will post further updates here, on Twitter and on the distance sampling mailing list.

Previous workshops

Some previous workshops from the last two years are listed here. Links, where given, are to workshop material.

  • Distance Live introductory online workshop online, 9th - 20th November 2020.
  • Spatially explicit models for distance sampling data: density surface modelling in practice online, 5th - 9th October 2020.
  • Distance Live introductory online workshop online, 21st September - 2nd October 2020.
  • Distance Live introductory online workshop online, 7th - 18th September 2020.
  • Mark-recapture distance sampling: distance sampling when animals are missed at zero distance online, 24th - 25th August 2020.
  • Distance Live introductory online workshop online, 6th - 17th July 2020.
  • Spatially explicit models for distance sampling data: density surface modelling in practice online, 8th - 12th June 2020.
  • Distance Live introductory online workshop online, 4th - 15th May 2020.
  • Distance Live introductory online workshop online, 17th - 28th February 2020.
  • Distance Live introductory online workshop online, 6th - 17th January 2020.
  • Distance Live introductory online workshop online, 4th - 15th November 2019.
  • Introductory and advanced distance sampling Workshops in-person at St Andrews, 19th - 30th August 2019.