Distance Sampling Simulations

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dssd is a package for designing distance sampling surveys. It provides a number of designs including systematic point transect, parallel line transect, zigzag line transect and segment line transect designs.

Using dsims

There is currently one vignette within the dsims package to help you get started using dsims: - GettingStarted: “Getting Started with dsims”

Getting dsims

The easiest way to get dsims is to install it from CRAN within R-studio or the R interface. We endeavour to make all new functionality available on CRAN in a timely manor. However, if you wish to download the development version with the latest updates immediately you can do this using Hadley Wickham’s devtools package:


then install dsims from github: