Author: Dept. of Remote Sensing

AniMove trainings in 2015

Our AniMove 2015 planning just started – the first AniMove in 2015 will take place again at SMSC on the Smithsonian Conservation Bioloy Institute campus. A workshop and symposium on AniMove topics will be in September in Germany and perhaps we will have another AniMove basic course at the end of 2015. Stay tuned for… Read More Powered by...

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Textbook on Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists

This is a book about how ecologists can integrate remote sensing and GIS in their daily work. It will allow ecologists to get started with the application of remote sensing and to understand its potential and limitations. Using practical examples, the book covers all necessary steps from planning field campaigns to deriving ecologically relevant information… Read More Powered by...

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AniMove 2014 at SCBI

Animal movement is critical for maintenance of ecosystem services and biodiversity. The study of complex movement patterns and of the factors that control such patterns is essential to inform conservation research and environmental management. Technological advances have greatly increased our ability to track, study, and manage animal movements. But analyzing and contextualizing vast amounts of tracking data can present scientific, computational, and technical challenges that require scientists and practitioners to master new skills from a wide range of computational disciplines. AniMove, a collective of international researchers with extensive experience in these topics, teaches a two-week intensive training course for studying animal movement. This two-week course focuses on interdisciplinary approaches linking animal movement with environmental factors to address challenging theoretical and applied questions in conservation biology. To achieve this, participants will acquire significant skills in computational ecology, modeling, remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). – See more at: http://animove.org Powered by...

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