These vignettes provide an introduction to fitting state-space assessment models using the **WHAM** package. They get progressively more complex, so we advise working through them in order unless you are only interested in a specific topic.

- Ex 1: The basics
- Ex 2: Recruitment linked to an environmental covariate (Cold Pool Index)
- Ex 3: Projecting / forecasting random effects
- Ex 4: Selectivity with time- and age-varying random effects
- Ex 5: Time-varying natural mortality linked to the Gulf Stream Index
- Ex 6: Numbers-at-age / survival deviations as random effects