Inferring extinction in a declining population Authors
Received: 16 October 1992 Revised: 11 November 1992 DOI:
Cite this article as: Solow, A.R. J. Math. Biol. (1993) 32: 79. doi:10.1007/BF00160376 Abstract
This note describes a test for extinction in a declining population based on a record of sightings. The test assumes that, prior to extinction, the sightings follow a Poisson process with decreasing rate function. An application to a sighting record of the black-footed ferret is presented.
Key words Sighting data Non-stationary Poisson process Black-footed ferret References
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