This package creates either a
SpatialLineDataFrame or a
SpatialPolygonsDataFrame and outputs individual step-specific shapefiles of contour lines
representing the utlization distribution for a specific time step for dynamic brownian bridge movement models
as detailed in Kranstauber et al. (2012). Additionally, this package allows for exporting
bbmm.contour() output to
a polygon shapefile as well. Note that this package uses a significant number of other R packages to stitch the various things together
so I wanted to give credit where it was due so be sure to see Description for the list of required packages I used.
Bret Collier <[email protected]>
Kranstauber, D., R. Kays, S. D. Lapoint, M. Wikelski, and K. Safi. 2012. A dynamic Brownian bridge movement model to estimate utlization distributions for heterogenous animal movement. Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 738-746. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2012.01955.x.
Horne, J. S., E. O. Garton, S. M. Krone, and J. S. Lewis. 2007. Analyzing animal movements using Brownian bridges. Ecology 88:2354-2363
Sawyer, H., M. J. Kauffman, R. M. Nielson and J. S. Horne. 2009. Identifying and prioritizing ungulate migration routes for landscape-level conservation. Ecological Applications 19: 2016-2025.
Byrne, M. E., J. C. McCoy, J. Hinton, M. J. Chamberlain, and B. A. Collier. 2014. Using dynamic brownian bridge movement modeling to measure temporal patterns of habitat selection. Journal of Animal Ecology, 83: 1234-1243.
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