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American White Pelican with locations spanning 5 UTM zones

Turkey vulture locations only occurring in one UTM zone

How to find coordinates system of GIS layer in ArcCatalog or Table of Contents in ArcMap

Study area projected into UTM Zone 12N with original WGS84 underneath

Mule deer locations projected into UTM Zone 12N (red) with original locations in WGS84 (black)

Overlay of mule deer locations with random locations generated in R

Imported raster dataset showing coastline and tributaries

Imported Digital Elevation Model using adehabitat package showing coastline and tributaries

Buffers around mule deer locations using the a) byid=FALSE (default) and b) byid=TRUE for the gBuffer function using package rgeos

Estimating probability of occupancy of Snowshoe hare across the current range in Pennsylvania, 2004

Example of a trajectory created using adehabitatLT for a mule deer in Colorado

Plot of a First Passage Time for a mule deer in Colorado identifying mean FPT by month

Summaries of distance and time (dt) between relocations for mule deer D16

Bursts of movements for mule deer D15 after creating segements based for focal use areas

Example of KDE with hplug-in smoothing parameter to estimate size of home range for an American White Pelican

Example of 95% BBMM home range for a Florida Panther

Example of 95% KDE home range with hplug-in for a Florida Panther

Example of 95% KDE home range with href for a Florida Panther

This figure shows how to summarize size of home range in ArcMap

Home range of one panther using BBMM showing all contours

Home range using BBMM for panther 110 with various time lags incorporated

Locations of one vulture in UTM 17N

Imported habitat layer in Albers Equal Area Conic Projection

Imported habitat layer projected to UTM Zone 17N similar to vulture locations

Overlay of ltraj on spixdf=habitat in UTM Zone 17N

Imported raster dataset showing coastline and tributaries

Movement paths of two Black Vultures with a similar extent

Red identifies ocean and tributaries not used by vultures

Contours of home range for 2 black vultures estimated using the Movement-based kernel density method (MKDE)

Contours of home range for a mule deer estimated using the dynamic Brownian Bridge Movement Model (dBBMM)

Example of CHP home range for 2 Florida panther

The LoCoH GUI

Example of 95% estimate of home range for a Florida Panther using LoCoH with Fixed K = 1,000

Example of 95% estimate of home range for a Florida Panther using LoCoH with Fixed R = 1,000

Example of 95% KDE estimate of home range for a Florida Panther using LoCoH with Adaptive = 1,000

Example of 95% KDE estimate of home range for a Florida Panther using LoCoH with Adaptive = 10,000

Example of 95% estimate of home range for mule deer using Minimum Convex Polygon

Example of 95% estimate of home range for mule deer using Minimum Convex Polygon with relocations overlayed

Example home range of a mule deer in 3D using KDE with a) href and b) hplug-in bandwidth selection

Example of a Digital Elevation Model in 3D using rasterVis package in R

Zooming in around mule deer locations using drawExtent in the raster package in R

Selection ratios for Florida panther for 6 habitat types (1-6) using Manly’s Selectivity Measure. Habitat type is on x-axis and selectivity measure is on y-axis for a) all panthers and b) each panther

Adjacency matrix created in ArcMap using the Adjacency Toolbox

Compiling the model structure in WinBUGS

Loading the data into WinBUGS

Compiling the number of chains in WinBUGS

Loading the initial values for each chain in WinBUGS

Setting the sample monitor tool and initiating program to run in WinBUGS