COS 118
GPS And Telemetry

Thursday, August 14, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Golden State, Hyatt Regency Hotel
1:30 PM
 Road use by African wild dogs: impacts of tourism infrastructure on large carnivores in Botswana
Briana Abrahms, University of California-Santa Cruz; Krystyna A. Golabek, University of Oxford, and Botswana Predator Conservation Trust; Neil R. Jordan, University of Oxford, and Botswana Predator Conservation Trust; John W. McNutt, Botswana Predator Conservation Trust; Alan M. Wilson, University of London; Justin Brashares, University of California Berkeley
1:50 PM
 Mixed strategies of griffon vultures’ (Gyps fulvus) response to food deprivation lead to a hump-shaped movement pattern
Orr Spiegel, University of California at Davis; Roi Harel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Wayne M. Getz, University of California at Berkeley; Ran Nathan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2:10 PM
 Linking functional responses and trade-offs in habitat selection of a semi-nomadic waterbird
Dominic A.W. Henry, University of Cape Town; Graeme S. Cumming, University of Cape Town
2:30 PM
 Black bear home ranges in a fragmented Florida landscape at various sampling intervals
Dana L. Karelus, University of Florida; J. Walter McCown, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; Brian K. Scheick, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; Madan K. Oli, University of Florida; Madelon van de Kerk, University of Florida
2:50 PM
 How well do we really understand animal habitat use?: Coupling movement recording technologies provides improved insight
Blake M. Allan, Deakin University; John P. Y. Arnould, Deakin University; Dale G. Nimmo, Deakin University; Jennifer K. Martin, The University of Melbourne; Euan G. Ritchie, Deakin University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Rigorous home-range estimation: Rederiving the kernel-density estimator for use with autocorrelated data
Chris H. Fleming, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute; Justin M. Calabrese, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute at the National Zoological Park; Thomas Mueller, Goethe University; Kirk A. Olson, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute; Peter Leimgruber, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute; William F. Fagan, University of Maryland
3:40 PM
 The importance of landscape parameters in determining African Elephants (Loxodonta africana) directional movement decisions
Miriam Tsalyuk, University of California Berkeley; Werner Kilian, Etosha Ecological Institute; Wayne M. Getz, University of California at Berkeley
4:00 PM
 Home range emergence through habitat preference and memory: An empirical study on a reintroduced large herbivore population
Francesca Cagnacci, Fondazione Edmund Mach; Alessio Giorgetti, University of Trento; Paul R. Moorcroft, Harvard University
4:20 PM Cancelled
 Space use of an alpine ungulate during winter: The relative influence of snow cover and fresh snow
Julien H. Richard, Université Laval; Steeve Cote, Laval University
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