News

Distance 7.3 Release 2

07 July 2020

We are pleased to announce an update to our Distance for Windows software: Distance 7.3 Release 2. The new release updates the R packages used by the MRDS, DSM and MA analysis engines, and the simulation engine, with bug fixes and compatibility with R 4.0. If you use any of these engines, we recommend you download the new release.


Remote distance sampling workshop additions

20 May 2020

Consistent with social distancing and travel restrictions, we will be offering our distance sampling training workshops remotely. Details of some offerings are still being finalised, but as of this date, here are our forthcoming offerings:


mrds 2.2.2 now on CRAN

15 May 2020

We’ve just uploaded mrds version 2.2.2 onto CRAN and it should now be available for all platforms. These changes impact both mrds and Distance users.


Distance sampling software development plans

27 April 2020

This post provides an insight into our plans for development of both Windows and R-based software over the next few years.


Remote distance sampling workshop offerings

04 April 2020

Consistent with social distancing and travel restrictions, we will be offering our distance sampling training workshops remotely. Details of some offerings are still being finalised, but as of this date, here are our forthcoming offerings:


2020 workshops update

25 March 2020

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak registration for the August Distance Workshops in St Andrews has been suspended. We’ll provide a more detailed update by 3rd April.


Additional example analyses

10 March 2020

Two situations where covariates provide the best solution to difficult analytical situations


Updates to two R packages and our website

04 February 2020

The Distance Development software group has been busy


Distance sampling training workshops for 2020

21 January 2020

Our 2020 training workshops will take place in St Andrews 17-28 August.


Distance sampling at the World Marine Mammal Conference

18 December 2019

There was a special session at the WMMC on distance sampling. Slides are available here.