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Stanley, T.R., and J.D. Richards

Suggested Citation: 

Stanley, T.R., and J.D. Richards. 2011. CloseTest. USGS Fort Collins Science Center.

CloseTest is a Windows program for testing capture-recapture data for closure, where closure means no individuals were added to or lost from the population of interest over the sampling period. Test statistics are computed using the closure test presented in Stanley, T.R., and K.P. Burnham. 1999. A closure test for time-specific capture-recapture data. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 6: 197-209.

For additional information on how to use the program and its results, please see Stanley, T.R., and J.D. Richards. 2005. Software review: a program for testing capture-recapture data for closure. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33(2): 782-785.

System Requirements

  • Windows 2000 and XP, 4MB disk space

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