Space-use behaviour of woodland caribou based on a cognitive movement model.

@article{Avgar2015SpaceuseBO,
  title={Space-use behaviour of woodland caribou based on a cognitive movement model.},
  author={Tal Avgar and J. A. Baker and G. Brown and J. Hagens and A. Kittle and E. Mallon and Madeleine T. McGreer and Anna Mosser and S. Newmaster and B. Patterson and Douglas E B Reid and A. Rodgers and J. Shuter and G. Street and I. Thompson and Merritt J. Turetsky and P. A. Wiebe and J. Fryxell},
  journal={The Journal of animal ecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={84 4},
  pages={
          1059-70
        }
}
Movement patterns offer a rich source of information on animal behaviour and the ecological significance of landscape attributes. This is especially useful for species occupying remote landscapes where direct behavioural observations are limited. In this study, we fit a mechanistic model of animal cognition and movement to GPS positional data of woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou; Gmelin 1788) collected over a wide range of ecological conditions. The model explicitly tracks individual… Expand
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