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New covariate: Winter severity

The winter severity raster data set, calculated as % of the time that a cell is covered by snow from 1 October to 31 march next year is now in the EURODEER database. It is  based on MODIS Snow (500 meters resolution). It is calculated using the PostGIS function ST_UNION per...

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EURODEER paper n. 006 accepted!

The EURODEER paper n.006 has been accepted on Ecological Monographs (I.F. 2016: 8.037). Congratulations to all the authors and especially to Wibke Peters. Peters W., Hebblewhite,M., Mysterud A., Spitz D., Focardi S., Urbano F., Morellet N., Heurich M., Kjellander P., Linnell J. D. C., Cagnacci F. 2017. Migration in geographic...

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EURODEER paper n. 005 accepted!

The EURODEER paper n.005 has been accepted on Ecosphere (I.F. 2016: 2.287). Congratulations to all the authors and especially to Federico Ossi. Ossi F., Gaillard J.M., Hebblewhite M., Morellet N., Ranc N., Sandfort R., Kroechel M., Kjellander P., Mysterud A., Linnell J.D.C., Heurich M., Soennischen L., Sustr P., Berger A., Rocca...

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Examples of use of DB functions on GitHub

A new page has been created on GitHUb to illustrate with example the EURODEER db functions that can be applied to tracking data, including daylight, age_class, detect_bursts, traj_bursts, regularize, interpolate, geom_parameters, outlier_detection. Very useful for they who want to fully exploit the data processing potentialities of the database!...

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First EUROBOAR meeting concluded

The first EUROBOAR meeting was successfully held in Badia di Moscheta (Italy) on 27/06/2016 with the participation of 15 members from 10 research institutes and 7 countries. In the picture, the final speech of Stefano, the organizer of the meeting and new scientific coordinator. Kevin Morelle is the EUROBOAR data curator. See you...

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EURODEER at University of Florida

EURODEER project was presented on June 10th 2016 at the University of Florida US (FLREC) at a workshop on Movement Ecology.  After a general introduction on the project,  EURODEER database has been used as a study case to show the potentialities of the PostgreSQL/PostGIS platform for advanced processing of massive...

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EURODEER goes to Harvard Museum

On 13th April 2016, EURODEER will be presented at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge, MA USA, in the lecture "Mammals on the Move" by Francesca Cagnacci. Here the abstract: Mammals move in their environments to use resources, find shelter, escape from predators, compete, interact, and reproduce. Thanks to...

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EURODEER on GITHUB

EURODEER has now a space on GITHUB. This repository will store the database structure, SQL queries and documentation used to maintain and update the EURODEER database. It is shared among database managers, curators and users. And even if it is pretty specific to the EURODEER project, it might be of...

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