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In this post you’ll find the complete results of our survey about R packages for movement analysis and tracking data processing.


Are you doing research in movement ecology and an R user? Do you wonder sometimes about which packages to use? Or are you a developer and want to know how your package integrates to the current landscape of packages for movement analysis? Here is an extended abstract of our review of R packages for movement.


After cleaning the raccoon skeleton, several bones were missing it was not possible for a skeleton to be reconstructed…


In this post we present a guide on how to clean and process bones of dead animals. Be sure you are aware of your local laws which may prevent collection of certain species, and use gloves and protective gear when handling carcasses…


Here is a little recap of Simona’s 2018 achievements, including a publication and a Scholarship that definitely deserve a mention. Here’s to an even more productive 2019!




Research project on raccoon home ranges and ecological flows

Wood Storks

Research project on Wood Stork movement ecology.

Project BioBlitz

BioBlitzes: Citizen-science biodiversity surveys.


Development of packages and resources for R.


Navigation of seabirds on the vast ocean, and the role of infrasound


Matt Boone

Matt is the Biological Scientist and data manager for the lab

Caitlin Jarvis

Caitlin is a technician working on the Raccoon project.

Simona Picardi

Simona started her PhD on Wood Stork movement ecology in 2015.

Rocío Joo

Rocío is a postdoctoral associate who started in 2018.

Alexis Bruant

Alexis did his Master thesis on Wood Storks reproductive success in 2017.

David Bucklin

David was the Biological Scientist in the lab from 2015 to 2017.

Balázs Dukai

Balázs worked as a Google Summer of Code student in 2016 and 2017.

Mel Moreno

Mel was an Intern working on creating beautiful maps in 2017.

Valeria Guerrero

Valeria was an intern in charge of updating the Raccoon Ecology Database in 2018.

Recent Publications

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(2018). Movement responses of roe deer to hunting risk. J. Wildl. Manag..


(2018). GPS telemetry reveals occasional dispersal of federally threatened Wood Stork from the Southeastern US to Mexico. Caribb Nat.

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(2018). Evaluating GPS biologging technology for studying spatial ecology of large constricting snakes. Anim. Biotelem..

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(2017). Life histories and conservation of long-lived reptiles, an illustration with the American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus). J. Animal Ecol..

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Recent Talks

Endangered Species of Florida in the Face of Climate Change
Jan 10, 2019 2:00 PM
Using iNaturalist for the Tree Tops Park BioBlitz
Oct 20, 2018 10:30 AM
Endangered Species of Florida in the Face of Climate Change
Sep 18, 2018 11:00 AM
Raccoons in human-dominated landscapes of North America
Aug 10, 2018 8:30 AM
Partial Migration by a Large Wading Bird in a Highly Unpredictable Environment
Aug 9, 2018 4:40 PM
Metrics for describing dyadic joint movement
Jul 3, 2018 10:00 AM
HMM Workshop
May 31, 2018 9:00 AM