News – archive

Snow cover data updated

The MODIS-based snow cover data set has been updated to version 6. This new version includes several improvements (see here for more details). In the table env_data_ts.snow_modis, data are all those of V.6. The values stored in the column snow_modis of the table main.gps_data_animals have been updated accordingly. Version V.5...

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EUROMAMMALS

The EUROUNGULATES network of projects for data and knowledge sharing has grown bigger including new species and has been replaced by EUROMAMMALS that targets a larger set of taxa (European mammals). Now the link www.euroungulates.org redirects to www.euromammals.org....

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Welcome to EuroLYNX

A new network for the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) is now federated with the other EURO* project. The network coordinator is Marco Heurich while data curators will be Joe Premier and Julian Oeser. With this new project the umbrella project name EuroUngulates has to be upgraded to EuroMammals!...

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Course on Data Management

An intense one-week course with a mix of technical lectures and hands-on exercises to handle and manipulate spatial data typically used in Movement and Population Ecology will be held at the Campus at Fondazione Edmund Mach, via Mach 1, San Michele all’Adige, Trento, Italy, between mountains and vineyards (http://www.fmach.it/eng) Dates:...

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AfriMove Project is born!

The AfriMove project is born! It aims to investigate the movement ecology of African wildlife. EuroUngulates has offered support in the founding phase of AfriMove, and is recognised as an initiative with common intents to AfriMove. Although the initiatives are fully independent, AfriMove and EuroUngulates coordinators may sign the respective agreements, to...

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New covariate: Phenology

The mean growing season period of vegetation is defined by use the satellite-derived phenology computed on the long-term average of 10-day MODIS NDVI at 1 km resolution. Phenology was extracted using the SPIRITS software applied to the historical average of the smoothed NDVI over the period 2013-2016. The following key...

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X EURODEER meeting

The 8th EURODEER meeting has been announced! It will be held on 24th – 27th of June 2018 in Stelvio National Park Visitor Centre, Sondrio Province, Italy. This is a fantastic area in the core of the Alps - and yet relatively easily reachable (i.e., not too far from Milan)....

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New EURODEER paper accepted

The paper "Truly sedentary? The multi-range tactic as a response to resource heterogeneity and unpredictability in a large herbivore", with Ophelie Couriot as corresponding author, has just been accepted for publication in Oecologia. This is #7 of the Eurodeer paper series! Congrats to all co-authors!...

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New EURODEER documentation

A complete documentation of the EURODEER project, and particularly of the EURODEER database, is now available on the GitHub project pages. The most relevant document is the EURODEER USER GUIDE. In addition you have a DATABASE DICTIONARY with the description of all the objects of the EURODEER database (schema, tables,...

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EURODEER logo

EURUNGULATES, EURODEER, EUREDDEER and EUROBOAR have now an official logo! They reflect the nature of connected project but with focus on different species. Visit the Logos page to downloaf the logos in different format if you want to use them in reports, proposals, links on internet or on social networks....

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New covariate: EU-DEM

EURODEER database now integrates a new layer with elevation data. The EU-DEM is a raster dataset with elevations with a resolution of about 30 metre over Europe. The EU-DEM dataset is a realisation of the Copernicus programme, managed by the European Commission. The EU-DEM is a hybrid product based on...

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