turtle: Green turtle tracking data

Description Usage Format Source

Description

A dataset containing Fastloc GPS locations of a green turtle tracked in Sandy Strait, Australia.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 429 rows and 5 variables:

id

identifier for each animal.

DateTime

GMT date & time of each location in class POSIXct.

lat

latitude in decimal degrees.

lon

longitude in decimal degrees.

qi

quality index associated with each location fix. The input values can be either the number of GPS satellites or Argos Location Classes. Argos Location Classes will be converted to numerical values, where "A", "B", "Z" will be replaced with "-1", "-2", "-3" respectively. The greater number indicates a higher accuracy.

Source

Shimada T, Jones R, Limpus C, Groom R, Hamann M (2016) Long-term and seasonal patterns of sea turtle home ranges in warm coastal foraging habitats: Implications for conservation. Marine Ecology Progress Series 562:163-179. doi: 10.3354/meps11972


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