panda: Giant panda locations

Description Usage Format Details Source References Examples

Description

A data frame containing giant panda location data

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 147 observations on the following 4 variables.

time

Elapsed time in minutes

x

x-coordinate (UTM easting in meters)

y

y-coordinate (UTM northing in meters)

z

z-coordinate (height above sea level in meters)

Details

GPS location data acquired from a wild giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) tracked by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and San Diego Zoo Global in Foping National Nature Reserve, China during August 2008 (Zhang et. al. 2012).

Source

Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) biotelemetry data was collected by Fuwen Wei and others of the Key Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Conservation Biology, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Science, People's Republic of China in collaboration with the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. Giant panda research was funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (31230011), Wildlife Experimental Platform of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and San Diego Zoo Global.

References

Zhang, Z., Sheppard, J.K., Swaisgood, R.R., Wang, G., Nie, Y., Wei, W., Zhao, N. & Wei, F. (2014). Ecological Scale and Seasonal Heterogeneity in the Spatial Behaviors of Giant Pandas. Integrative Zoology, 9: 46-60.

Examples

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Example output

   time        x       y    z
1     0 766961.9 3724665 2336
2   179 767024.6 3724664 2343
3   361 767004.8 3724593 2342
4   539 766954.1 3724658 2325
5   719 766957.0 3724662 2306
6  1080 766935.6 3724682 2330
7  1440 766957.2 3724662 2332
8  1620 767027.3 3724559 2360
9  1800 767038.1 3724568 2360
10 1979 767010.9 3724579 2339
11 2160 766872.5 3724534 2334
12 2519 766869.3 3724567 2299
13 3060 766843.4 3724555 2298
14 3240 766851.1 3724561 2296
15 3419 766855.4 3724554 2296
16 3599 766847.8 3724556 2298
17 4139 766846.2 3724555 2296
18 4681 766844.3 3724556 2300
19 4860 766884.8 3724586 2306
20 5040 766882.4 3724583 2309
21 5579 766904.6 3724555 2316
22 6120 767041.6 3724548 2359
23 6299 767040.4 3724560 2347
24 6659 767044.5 3724536 2361
25 6840 767037.9 3724547 2369
26 7199 767037.9 3724531 2379
27 7381 767012.6 3724560 2353
28 7739 767057.8 3724603 2357
29 7921 767013.0 3724606 2354
30 8099 767015.5 3724603 2331

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