Welcome to ECODATA-Animate’s documentation!#
ECODATA-Animate is a MATLAB® program for creating customized animated maps of animal movements. The program creates image frames that can be animated using the ECODATA-Prepare Movie Maker App. Define track visualization options and include additional layers from raster files, shapefiles, an elevation model and label lists. See ECODATA-Prepare for additional tools for preparing input data. Development is supported by MathWorks® and the NASA Earth Science Division, Ecological Forecasting Program, as part of the Room to Roam: Y2Y Wildlife Movements project.
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Note: ECODATA-Animate is in the early stages of development, and any feedback is welcome! If you have any suggestions or feature requests, enounter any bugs, or come across places where the documentation is unclear, please submit a GitHub issue.
In the example above, ECODATA was used to create a custom animation of moose movements in southwestern Canada, using
Tracking data from Movebank study Peters Hebblewhite Alberta-BC Moose
Vegetation index (NDVI) from NASA product MYD13A1
Elevation contours from the ETOPO1 1 Arc-Minute Global Relief Model
Roads and rivers from Natural Earth
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