Cooperative Research Units
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Research to inform Chronic Wasting Disease management in Montana


November 2011 - May 2012


All available deer survey, distribution and movement data have been collected from statewide and regional FWP offices. All deer survey data was recently synthesized into a single database while deer distribution and movement data are currently being intersected with covariates such as temperature, precipitation, land cover, NDVI, elevation and distance to road using ArcGIS Desktop 10. Data extraction of deer distribution and movement data were completed in April 2012.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 144

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 239

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 670

Scientific Publications: 1897

Presentations: 4202



Funding Agencies

  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey