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KERNELHR: A program for estimating animal home ranges

Wildlife Society Bulletin

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Abstract

Kernel methods are state of the art for estimating animal home-range area and utilization distribution (UD). The KERNELHR program was developed to provide researchers and managers a tool to implement this extremely flexible set of methods with many variants. KERNELHR runs interactively or from the command line on any personal computer (PC) running DOS. KERNELHR provides output of fixed and adaptive kernel home-range estimates, as well as density values in a format suitable for in-depth statistical and spatial analyses. An additional package of programs creates contour files for plotting in geographic information systems (GIS) and estimates core areas of ranges.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
KERNELHR: A program for estimating animal home ranges
Series title:
Wildlife Society Bulletin
Volume
26
Issue:
1
Year Published:
1998
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributing office(s):
Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
Description:
p. 95-100
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Wildlife Society Bulletin
First page:
95
Last page:
100
Number of Pages:
6