Dr. Bryan Manly

Dr. Bryan Manly Dr. Bryan Manlyis a consultant with Western EcoSystem Technology, Inc. in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Before that, he was Chair of Statistics and Director of the Center for Applications of Statistics and Mathematics at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Bryan specializes in applications of statistics in ecology and environmental science. He has particular expertise in the design and analysis of biological sampling programs, multivariate analysis, population modeling, computer-intensive methods, and the design and analysis of studies on resource selection by animals.


BSc Applied Mathematics, City University, London

DSc Statistical Ecology, City University, London

Areas of Expertise:

Ecological and Environmental Statistics

Computer-intensive methods


Author, Statistics for Environmental Science and Management (Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2001)

Author, Resource Selection by Animals: Statistical Design and Analysis for Field Studies (Chapman and Hall, 1993)

Author, Randomization, Bootstrap and Monte Carlo Methods in Biology (Chapman and Hall, 1991)

Author, Multivariate Statistical Methods: a Primer (Chapman and Hall, 1986)

Author, The Statistics of Natural Selection on Animal Populations (Chapman and Hall, 1985)


Awarded the title Distinguished Statistical Ecologist at the 6th International Congress of Ecology, Manchester, 1994

Website links:

Bryan Manly

Ecological and Environmental Sampling

Instructor at Statistics.com since October 2004


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