AniMove newsletter January 2015


AniMove course in 2015

the next AniMove course will be in April 2015 at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (VA, USA). The application deadline will be on February 2nd.

This science schools covers 2 weeks (April 13-24, 2015) of intensive analysis of movement data in conjunction with environmental information. All analysis will be done in R, QGIS, GRASS or other OpenSource software packages. Application deadline is approaching - apply now

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New Journal for "Remote Sensing, Conservation and Ecology"

The journal will provide a forum for the rapid publication of novel, multidisciplinary research at the interface between remote sensing science and ecology and conservation. It is an OpenAccess Journal and welcomes submissions of AniMove topics.

More details at


Symposium on Remote Sensing for Environment: Biodiversity and Conservation session

the international applied remote sensing conference will be this May in Berlin. The conference will cover a wide range of applied remote sensing topics and also a special session on "Biodiversity and Conservation"  more details at

Looking forward to seeing you at the ISRSE conference


Special Session at ICCB: Remote Sensing in Conservation

we will have another Remote Sensing special session at the ICCB-ECCB on August 2-6 2015 ( - join this conference and our session - please feel free to approach us during the conference.


Upcoming AniMove books

• "Analysing animal movement with R" by Safi and Kranstauber (amazon)

• "Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists" by Wegmann, Leutner, Dech (webpage, amazon)



more news are on the News page of as well as our sister project for more Remote Sensing and GIS training in ecology and conservation