You may be interested in how the data is collected for tracking animals.
Biotrack is a British company that helps and advises on the best systems to use.
The geolocator is fascinating, it uses The longitudinal estimate of the location of the tag at any point in time is determined with reference to the time of mid-day (as determined as the mid-point between sunrise and sunset), and the latitudinal estimate is determined with reference to the length of the day. What a neat an elegant way of calculating location!
Explore these sites as they are full of fascinating information
Biotrack Ltd, 52 Furzebrook Road, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5AX
Tel: +44 (0)1929 552992, Fax +44 (0)1929 554948
Biotrack is now part of Lotek Wireless.
We are developing new tools to help wildlife biologists and you can now keep up-to-date with these with Biotrack e-mail updates – to subscribe go to www.biotrack.co.uk and click Join our Mailing List for Updates.