Beth Gardner

Beth Gardner

Associate Professor
Hierarchical models, spatial capture-recapture models, occupancy models, camera trapping, hair snares, sampling techniques, spatial statistics, Bayesian inference

Office: Anderson 123D
Phone: 206-685-9995 
Email: bg43@uw.edu

Graduate Interest Group(s): WILDLIFE SCIENCE

B.S., Mathematics and Environmental Science, Allegheny College, 1999
M.S., Natural Resources, Cornell University, 2002
Ph.D., Natural Resources; Minors: Biometry, GIS, Cornell University, 2006

Courses Taught:Quarter offered:
ESRM 451 Analytical Methods in Wildlife Science (3)Winter
Current Sponsored Research:
Monitoring and mapping of Avian Resources over Selected Areas of the Great Lakes to Support Related Resource Management
Recent Publications:
Sollmann, R., Gardner, B., Gilbert, A. T., Williams, K., Viet, R.R. 2016. Investigating the abundance and distribution of seabirds using a community distance sampling model. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. Available online early.
Flanders, N.P., Gardner, B., Winiarski, K.J., Paton, P.W.C., Allison, T., and O’Connell, A.F. 2015. Using a community occupancy model to identify key seabird areas in southern New England. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 553:277-290.
Hostetter, N.J., B. Gardner, S.H. Schweitzer, R. Boettcher, A.L. Wilke, L. Addison, W.R. Swilling, K.H. Pollock, and T.R. Simons. 2015. Repeated count surveys help standardize multi-agency estimates of American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) abundance. The Condor. 117(3): 354-363.
Botero, C.A., Gardner, B., Kirby, K., Bulbulia, J., Gavin, M., and Gray, R. 2014. The ecology of religious beliefs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 111(47): 16784-16789.
Ergon, T. and Gardner, B. 2014. Separating mortality and emigration: modelling space use,dispersal, and survival with robust design spatial capture-recapture data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 5(12):1327-1336.
Reich, B.J. and Gardner, B. 2014. A spatial capture-recapture model for territorial species. Environmentrics. 25(8): 630-637.