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Scale-insensitive estimation of speed and distance traveled from animal tracking data

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dc.contributor.author Noonan, Michael J. en
dc.contributor.author Fleming, Christen H. en
dc.contributor.author Akre, Thomas S. en
dc.contributor.author Drescher-Lehman, Jonathan en
dc.contributor.author Gurarie, Eliezer en
dc.contributor.author Harrison, Autumn-Lynn en
dc.contributor.author Kays, Roland en
dc.contributor.author Calabrese, Justin M. en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-21T03:01:49Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-21T03:01:49Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Noonan, Michael J., Fleming, Christen H., Akre, Thomas S., Drescher-Lehman, Jonathan, Gurarie, Eliezer, Harrison, Autumn-Lynn, Kays, Roland, and Calabrese, Justin M. 2019. "<a href="https://movementecologyjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40462-019-0177-1">Scale-insensitive estimation of speed and distance traveled from animal tracking data</a>." <em>Movement Ecology</em>. 7 (1):Article 35. <a href="https://doi.org/10.1186/s40462-019-0177-1">https://doi.org/10.1186/s40462-019-0177-1</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 2051-3933
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10088/99579
dc.description.abstract Speed and distance traveled provide quantifiable links between behavior and energetics, and are among the metrics most routinely estimated from animal tracking data. Researchers typically sum over the straight-line displacements (SLDs) between sampled locations to quantify distance traveled, while speed is estimated by dividing these displacements by time. Problematically, this approach is highly sensitive to the measurement scale, with biases subject to the sampling frequency, the tortuosity of the animal's movement, and the amount of measurement error. Compounding the issue of scale-sensitivity, SLD estimates do not come equipped with confidence intervals to quantify their uncertainty. en
dc.relation.ispartof Movement Ecology en
dc.title Scale-insensitive estimation of speed and distance traveled from animal tracking data en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 153206
dc.identifier.doi 10.1186/s40462-019-0177-1
rft.jtitle Movement Ecology
rft.volume 7
rft.issue 1
rft.spage Article 35
dc.description.SIUnit NZP en
dc.description.SIUnit Peer-reviewed en
dc.citation.spage Article 35
dc.relation.url https://movementecologyjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40462-019-0177-1


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