2013 – MPI

The Summer School AniMove is taking place at MPI in Radolfzell, Germany in 2013. This school is organised by K. Safi, N. Pettorelli and M. Wegmann and lectured jointly with international colleagues. It is financially supported by the Global Change Ecology program as well as IMPRS.

  • picture gallery (to be added soon)

 

time-table for the first week:

Monday:

  • Introduction to R (indexing, loops, etc.)
  • Field work exercise (animal tracking with different devices)

Tuesday:

  • lecture: Spatial environmental data
  • Introduction to GIS functionality using QGIS
  • Spatial data analysis and GIS functionality using R

 

Wednesday:

  • lecture: Remote Sensing
  • Remote sensing data analysis using R (data import and manipulation, vegetation indices, classifications, fCover)
  • evening talk: P. Leimgruber (Smithsonian)

Thursday:

  • lecture: Species distribution modelling
  • Species distribution modelling using R
  • Habitat selection analysis using R
  • Movement in its spatial context, animal home ranges using R
  • Spatial data analysis and GIS functionality using R
  • evening talk. J. Stahl (UN-CMS)

 

Friday:

  • lecture: Movement ecology
  • Step selection function using R
  • Movement analysis using R
  • evening talk: J. Baillie (ZSL)

 

time-table for the second week:

Monday:

  • subsetting dBBMM
  • evening talk: M. Wikelski (MPI-O)

Tuesday:

  • 9am: reporting on projects
  • 1pm: T-LoCoH for R (mill)

Wednesday:

  • 9am: reporting on projects
  • 9-12am: movement and BCPA (MPI main building, 3rd floor)
  • 8pm: Patrick Laube (Univ. Zürich)
  • 9pm: Christian Ziegler (National Geographic Photographer)

Thursday:

 

Friday:

  • 5:45: departure for birding at MPI main building
  • 9am: reporting on projects
  • 1pm: tbd (mill)
  • 8pm: Nicola Perony (ETH)

Lecturer:

 

keynotes

  • Thomas Brooks
    IUCN head of Science and Knowledge
  • Martin Wikelski
    Director MPI-O
  • Johannes Stahl
    UN-CMS
  • Nicolas Perony
    ETH
  • Patrick Laube
    University Zürich
  • Peter Leimgruber
    Smithsonian
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