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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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New covariate: forest density

EURODEER database now integrates a new layer with information on tree cover density. The source is Copernicus High Resolution layer (HRL) Forest data layers, specifically the Tree cover Density (TCD) product. The HRLs are produced from 20 m resolution satellite imagery through a combination of automatic processing and interactive rule...

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New covariate: Corine Land Cover 2012

The land cover data sets available in EURODEER that included data from 1990, 2000 and 2006 at 100 m resolution have been extended with Corine Land Cover data set for 2012 (both as raseter 100 m resolution and as vector). It is a consistent inventory of land cover over the...

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Database upgrade

We upgraded our database, moving from PostgreSQL 9.3 to PostgreSQL 9.5 and from PostGIS 2.1.3 to PostGIS 2.3.2. Pl/R now makes use of R 3.3.0 (it was 2.15.1). This should have limited impact on EURODEER users, but old versions of PgAdmin3 might return warning messages when connected with the new database. In this case...

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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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