Staff and Expertise

On this page you find a short description of Highland Statistic staff

Alain F. Zuur, PhD. Highland Statistics

Alain Zuur is senior statistician and director of Highland Statistics Ltd. As a statistical consultant he has contributed to a wide range of projects related to marine biology, oceanography, ecology, fisheries, etc. He is honorary research fellow in the School of Biological Sciences, Oceanlab, at the University of Aberdeen, UK. Alain has worked as a statistical consultant at FRS Marine Laboratory, University of Aberdeen, Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) and TNO-IGG. Interest: Application of statistical methods to ecological and environmental data. Especially the application of GLM and GAM on nested, time series or spatial data (GLMM, GAMM), mixed modeling, time series analysis, and multivariate analysis.

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Elena Ieno PhD. Highland Statistics

Elena Ieno is senior marine biologist at Highland Statistics Ltd. In 2004 she left academia to work full time in statistical consultancy. She now teaches statistics to ecologists and has shown she can bridge the gap between the two disciplines and dispel the dread of statistics shown by most biologists. She is also involved in various international statistical consultancy projects, and is honorary research fellow in the School of Biological Sciences, Oceanlab, at the University of Aberdeen, UK.

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Highland Statistics business associates

Professor Anatoly Saveliev

Professor in statistics at the Faculty of Geography and Ecology at Kazan Federal University, in Russia.

Anatoly teaches statistics, geostatistics and GIS. As a statistical consultant he has contributed to a wide range of environmental impact assessment projects for the regional oil industry and government. He is also involved with the development of the images processing software ScanEx.  

Interest:

Application of (geo)statistical methods to spatial ecological (vegetation) and environmental data. RS images processing and implementation of data analysis and modeling techniques in GIS. Application of GLM, GAM, geostatistical methods (kriging) and artificial neural networks on spatial data.

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