This website was created as a part of a class project in the Imaging the
Earth Class at Davidson College.
Using Animal Movement Anaylst
& Image Analyst to track
bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus
Using a Geographic Information System (GIS), marine biologists
can track movement patterns of remote animals that have been previously tagged.
Radio and satellite telemetry can now be integrated with several types of
data including temperature information, depth information, coastline data,
and fishery locations.
This particular project examined possible correlations between
movement and temperature. Although no definitive conclusions can be made from
the available data, the project demonstrates several practical and useful
applications. The two extensions employed in this project were image analyst
and spatial movement analyst.
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