[AniMov] basic use of the R project for home range analyses
Franco Leandro de Souza
flsouza at nin.ufms.br
Thu Feb 11 20:11:08 CET 2010
I am initialing in R project so, excuse me for some inconvenience and
repetition in the questions I will post in this message.
I am trying to use this platform to analyze data on animal home range,
particularly home range size (e.g. traditional area calculus by minimum
convex polygon and kernel). After several tentative by different packages
(including ArcView, Home Range, Home Ranger, CalHome
), the tools from R
project seems to be interesting for my purposes. However, the things are not
so friendly as they are shown. For instance, after install the adehabitat
package, I am informed that other packages are necessary for a complete
analyze. No problem yet.
Things become to be dark when several links are suggested to produce
figures: quantum gis and associated files (phyton for instance but the are
many other). So, it is like a puzzle and the puzzle pieces are hosted in the
So, basically I would like to use coordinate data from GPS to produce home
range estimates, including figures, and my question is: is there a step by
step manual for R project to proceed with such analyses?
Thanks for all,
Esta mensagem foi verificada pelo sistema de antivírus e
acredita-se estar livre de perigo.
More information about the AniMov