LTExercise: Simulated line transect survey data

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Simulated line transect survey. Twelve transects, detection function is half-normal. True object density is 79.8 animals per km^2.


A data frame with 106 rows and 7 variables

Region.Label strata names (single stratum)
Area size of study area (1 in this case, making abundance and density equal)
Sample.Label transect ID
Effort length of transects (km)
object object ID
distance perpendicular distance (m)
Study.Area name of study area


There is no unit object associated with this dataset


Simulated data, from the distance sampling introductory course, Centre for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modelling, University of St Andrews.

Distance documentation built on Jan. 13, 2021, 10:43 p.m.