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2021/2022

6EV324 Analysis of spatial animal data

Læringsutbytte

Learning outcomes

A student with fulfilled qualifications will have the following learning outcome:

Knowledge:

Student

  • has a basic understanding of the application of GIS in wildlife ecology
  • has thorough knowledge about the applications and limitations of different home range estimators
  • understands the concept of habitat selection and resource selection modelling

Skills:

Student

  • can apply different home range estimators
  • can extract habitat information from GIS-maps
  • is able to conduct resource selection modelling

General competence:

Student

  • has a thorough understanding of spatial data and analyses
  • can apply simple mixed models in ecology
  • can work with advanced spatial analyses in GIS

Innhold

Course content

Different analyses methods of spatial point data in GIS and R: movement parameters, home range analyses, resource selection models.

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

Teaching and working methods

Lectures, computer exercises

Eksamen

Examination

Written scientific report

Grading according to ECTS-system on scale A-E for passed and F for failed.