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Short course on analyzing animal tracking data

May 22 - May 23

Short course on analyzing animal tracking data


Track annotation, visualization & analysis using Movebank and R.

This is an NSF funded workshop on using Movebank and the Env-DATA Track Annotation Service to analyze animal tracking data. It is intended for graduate students or other professionals interested in relating animal tracking data to data about the environment they are moving through.

Agenda Items:

1 Movebank basics.

2 How to use Env-DATA to annotate animal tracks and simulated data.

3 How to visually explore movement data and covariates.

4 How to calculate basic descriptive movement characteristics.

5 Example simple Resource Selection Functions and discussion of advanced aspects of this topic.


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Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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