Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc.
Paul Rabie is a research statistician based in WEST’s Laramie, Wyoming Office, where he currently works on a variety of wind/wildlife projects including post-construction monitoring design and estimating fatality rates. Paul has extensive experience in the design and analysis of monitoring studies that require the Evidence of Absence fatality estimator for rare species, and Paul is a co-author on the GenEst fatality estimator. Paul also works on the development of a variety of smart-curtailment algorithms for bats, including algorithms that are informed by local weather conditions, regional weather conditions, and daily counts of bats.
Paul has worked with industry and government agencies to develop methods to estimate impacts to wildlife populations due to renewable energy facilities (wind and solar). He has considerable experience with quantitative ecological modeling, including population dynamics, ecological community analysis, animal resource selection, and network analysis of plant-pollinator communities.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts in Writing from Hampshire College, a Master of Science in Ecology from the University of Minnesota, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Botany with a Minor in Applied Statistics from the University of Washington.
Thursday, October 1, 2020
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM