Application to attend the 2019 short course on analyzing animal tracking data
Please fill this form out to apply to attend this two-day course. There are no good or bad answers to the questions below, but if we have more applicants than spaces (25), this will help us find a group of students that are most likely to benefit from the course. For the course description see
Application deadline is March 1 2019.
Position (student, postdoc, etc..)
Affiliation and location
Briefly describe the animal tracking data you intend to use in your research: species, study area, type of tags/sensors, and approximate number of animals.
Briefly describe your research questions and how you plan to analyze your data.
Please select the choice that best describes where you are in terms of data collection and analysis:
I don't have data yet.
I have data, but am not sure how best to analyze it.
I have data and a plan for analysis, but am just getting started with the analysis.
I have been analyzing my data, and with a little help think I am on my way to publishing/defending my thesis.
Are you currently able to find appropriate environmental data layers and link them to animal locations? Please select the answer that best represents your current knowledge and skill level.
I am not sure how to find appropriate environmental data layers or how to link them to animal location data.
I have some experience in this area, but could definitely benefit from additional help.
I feel very comfortable linking environmental variables to animal locations.
Which best describes your level of experience with R?
I've never heard of it.
I have some basic familiarity.
I use it regularly, mostly using existing scripts.
I am very experienced in R coding, analysis and visualization.
Would you need financial assistance to be able to attend the course (i.e., reimbursement for travel costs)?
Please provide any additional information you feel might help us determine whether you are a good fit for this course.
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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