Nathan Hostetter, PH.D.
Senior Fish and Wildlife Scientist & Biometrician
Nate has more than 10 years of experience conducting ecological studies and modelling salmonid survival in the Columbia River Basin. He has authored multiple publications and technical reports investigating the relationship between fish condition and smolt survival and adult return rates. He is proficient in multiple statistical programs (R and SAS), survival analysis packages (Program MARK and RMark), abundance and occurrence modeling programs (unmarked and PRESENCE), frequentist and Bayesian hierarchical modeling (including JAGS and WinBUGS), and spatially-explicit models (package secr and project specific coding in JAGS).