The ascr package

The ascr (“acoustic spatial capture-recapture”) package provides software implementation for the fitting of spatial capture-recapture models for acoustic data.

This manual details a user interface which may be used to fit these models. This application was developed in partnership with IUCN SSC primate specialist group section on small apes. All source code is available here

Using the ‘ascr’ interface


Requirements: R and the ascr package.

  • Download the ascr_shiny folder.

  • Extract the files from the zipped folder

  • Open R run this script having set appDir <- "path/to/ascr_shiny" to the appropriate path.


Follow this link

The ascr user interface

On launching the ascr you will be faced with an interactive web page, which will look like the screenshot below.