Spatial Database for GPS Wildlife Tracking Data: A Practical Guide to Creating a Data Management System with Postgresql/Postgis and R (Hardcover)

Spatial Database for GPS Wildlife Tracking Data: A Practical Guide to Creating a Data Management System with Postgresql/Postgis and R By Ferdinando Urbano (Editor), Francesca Cagnacci (Editor) Cover Image

Spatial Database for GPS Wildlife Tracking Data: A Practical Guide to Creating a Data Management System with Postgresql/Postgis and R (Hardcover)

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Introduction. - Wildlife Tracking Data Management: Chances Come from Difficulties.- Storing Tracking Data in an Advanced Database Platform (PostgreSQL).- Extending the Database Data Model: Animals and Sensors.- From Data to Information: Associating GPS Positions to Animals.- Spatial is not Special: Managing Tracking data in a Spatial Database.- From Points to Habitat: Relating Environmental Information to GPS Positions.- Tracking Animals in a Dynamic Environment: Remote Sensing Image Time Series.- Data quality: Detection and Management of Outliers.- Exploring Tracking Data: Representations, Methods and Tools in a Spatial DB.- From Data Management to Analysis: Connecting R with the Database.- A Step Further in the Integration of Data Management and Analysis: Pl/R.- Deciphering Animals' Behavior: Joining GPS and Activity Data.- A Bigger Picture: Data Standards, Interoperability, Data Sharing.
Product Details ISBN: 9783319037424
ISBN-10: 3319037420
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: March 27th, 2014
Pages: 257
Language: English