William A Link

Summary

Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Demographic analysis from summaries of an age-structured population
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 11510 American Holly Drive, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Biometrics 59:778-85. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Seasonal components of avian population change: joint analysis of two large-scale monitoring programs
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Ecology 88:49-55. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Bayesian multimodel inference for dose-response studies
    William A Link
    U S Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1867-72. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint A cautionary note on the discrete uniform prior for the binomial N
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Ecology 94:2173-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Uncovering a latent multinomial: analysis of mark-recapture data with misidentification
    William A Link
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12100 American Holly Drive, Laurel, Maryland 21163, USA
    Biometrics 66:178-85. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Model weights and the foundations of multimodel inference
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12100 Beech Forest Road, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Ecology 87:2626-35. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Modeling association among demographic parameters in analysis of open population capture-recapture data
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Biometrics 61:46-54. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Nonidentifiability of population size from capture-recapture data with heterogeneous detection probabilities
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Biometrics 59:1123-30. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Toxicity and hazard of vanadium to mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) and Canada geese (Branta canadensis)
    Barnett A Rattner
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:331-51. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of methylmercury on reproduction in American kestrels
    Peter H Albers
    US Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville Lab, c o Beltsville Agricultural Research Center East, Building 308, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1856-66. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Demographic analysis from summaries of an age-structured population
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 11510 American Holly Drive, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Biometrics 59:778-85. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Seasonal components of avian population change: joint analysis of two large-scale monitoring programs
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Ecology 88:49-55. 2007
    ..1% of the population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Bayesian multimodel inference for dose-response studies
    William A Link
    U S Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1867-72. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A cautionary note on the discrete uniform prior for the binomial N
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Ecology 94:2173-9. 2013
    ..I show how the scale prior can be approximated in program OpenBUGS, including data augmentation applications for individual covariates...
  5. doi request reprint Uncovering a latent multinomial: analysis of mark-recapture data with misidentification
    William A Link
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12100 American Holly Drive, Laurel, Maryland 21163, USA
    Biometrics 66:178-85. 2010
    ..We illustrate the approach using two data sets with individual misidentification, one simulated, the other summarizing recapture data for salamanders based on natural marks...
  6. ncbi request reprint Model weights and the foundations of multimodel inference
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12100 Beech Forest Road, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Ecology 87:2626-35. 2006
    ..Our example highlights the predisposition of AIC weighting to favor complex models and suggests a need for caution in using the BIC for computing approximate posterior model weights...
  7. ncbi request reprint Modeling association among demographic parameters in analysis of open population capture-recapture data
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Biometrics 61:46-54. 2005
    ..We describe an efficient candidate-generation scheme for Metropolis-Hastings sampling of CJS models and extensions. The procedure is illustrated using mark-recapture data for the moth Gonodontis bidentata...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nonidentifiability of population size from capture-recapture data with heterogeneous detection probabilities
    William A Link
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Biometrics 59:1123-30. 2003
    ..The problem is illustrated with models for closed and open populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Toxicity and hazard of vanadium to mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) and Canada geese (Branta canadensis)
    Barnett A Rattner
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:331-51. 2006
    ..However, point sources, such as the V-laden fly ash pond encountered by geese at the petroleum refinery in Delaware, may pose a significant hazard to water birds...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of methylmercury on reproduction in American kestrels
    Peter H Albers
    US Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville Lab, c o Beltsville Agricultural Research Center East, Building 308, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1856-66. 2007
    ..Accumulation ratios of Hg from diets to eggs were higher than those reported for feeding studies with other species...
  11. doi request reprint Evaluating the demographic buffering hypothesis with vital rates estimated for Weddell seals from 30 years of mark-recapture data
    Jay J Rotella
    Department of Ecology, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
    J Anim Ecol 81:162-73. 2012
    ..Our results for an Antarctic apex predator also provide useful baselines from a marine ecosystem when its top- and middle-trophic levels were not substantially impacted by human activity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Generalized site occupancy models allowing for false positive and false negative errors
    J Andrew Royle
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Ecology 87:835-41. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimating age from recapture data: integrating incremental growth measures with ancillary data to infer age-at-length
    Mitchell J Eaton
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12100 Beech Forest Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Ecol Appl 21:2487-97. 2011
    ..The modeling approach that we present can be applied to other species and offers significant advantages when multiple sources of data are available and traditional aging techniques are not practical...
  14. doi request reprint Apparent tolerance of turkey vultures (Cathartes aura) to the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug diclofenac
    Barnett A Rattner
    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, U S Geological Survey, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:2341-5. 2008
    ..Differential sensitivity among avian species is a hallmark of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, and despite the tolerance of turkey vultures to diclofenac, additional studies in related scavenging species seem warranted...
  15. pmc Tigers and their prey: Predicting carnivore densities from prey abundance
    K Ullas Karanth
    Wildlife Conservation Society, India Program, 26 2, Aga Abbas Ali Road, Apartment 403, Bangalore, Karnataka 560042, India
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:4854-8. 2004
    ..In addition to generating important insights into carnivore ecology and conservation, the study provides a potentially useful model for the rigorous conduct of macroecological science...