Data

Species data

Various data bases for species data (presence/absence and movement) do exist:

 

  • movebank.org provides a large list of animal tracking data. Data can be uploaded by anybody and access levels assigned individually (full sharing to no sharing at all or just for selected other users). Moreover preliminary data pre-processing and annotation with environmental data can be achieved. Can be accessed through R via the move package
  • TOPP.org offers maps and information on tagged pacific predators

 

  • gbif.org offers access to occurrence data (also via gbif() or rgbif() commands in R)

 

Environmental data

Various data portals for environmental data do exist (remote sensing and GIS based data sets):

 

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