Thursday, 15 March 2012

Introducing the mvabund package (and why multivariate statistics in ecology is a bit like Rick Astley...)

You can read the paper at:


  1. Great video! Good work David and Alice!

  2. Hi team, I've been playing around with the package and found it quite intuitive and may use it for my thesis, good work.
    Also, I was wondering if there's a way to account for nested designs.
    Any help would be much appreciated

    1. Did you ever find an answer to dealing with nested designs? I have a similar question and haven't been able to track down an answer.

  3. Hey,
    I am also using your package and think it is very nice! However, I have a very huge dataset and mvabund needs a very long time for analysis. I have been wondering whether it would just be better to scale my data to sovle then mean-variable issue and then use a permanova. Is there any reason why this is not recommendable?