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Peter Leimgruber

Research Scientist / Conservation Ecology Center

Research Focus

Peter Leimgruber's research focuses on the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and satellite tracking techniques to the conservation and management of endangered charismatic fauna.

Most Recent Publications

Teitelbaum, Claire S., Fagan, William F., Fleming, Chris H., Dressler, Gunnar, Calabrese, Justin M., Leimgruber, Peter and Mueller, Thomas. How far to go? Determinants of migration distance in land mammals, Ecology Letters, () -. 2015.

Turner, W., Rondinini, C., Pettorelli, N., Mora, B., Leidner, A. K., Szantoi, Z., Buchanan, G., Dech, S., Dwyer, J., Herold, M., Koh, L. P., Leimgruber, Peter, Taubenboeck, H., Wegmann, M., Wikelski, M. and Woodcock, C. Free and open-access satellite data are key to biodiversity conservation, Biological Conservation, 182 173-176. 2015.

Batsaikhan, Nyamsuren, Buuveibaatar, Bayarbaatar, Chimed, Bazaar, Enkhtuya, Oidov, Galbrakh, Davaa, Ganbaatar, Oyunsaikhan, Lkhagvasuren, Badamjav, Nandintsetseg, Dejid, Berger, Joel, Calabrese, Justin M., Edwards, Ann E., Fagan, William F., Fuller, Todd K., Heiner, Michael, Ito, Takehiko Y., Kaczensky, Petra, Leimgruber, Peter, Lushchekina, Anna, Milner-Gulland, E., Mueller, Thomas, Murray, Martyn G., Olson, Kirk A., Reading, Richard, Schaller, George B., Stubbe, Annagret, et al. Conserving the World's Finest Grassland Amidst Ambitious National Development, Conservation Biology, 28 (6) 1736-1739. 2014.

Fleming, Chris H., Calabrese, Justin M., Mueller, Thomas, Olson, Kirk A., Leimgruber, Peter and Fagan, William F. From Fine-Scale Foraging to Home Ranges: A Semivariance Approach to Identifying Movement Modes across Spatiotemporal Scales, The American Naturalist, 183 (5) E154-E167. 2014.

Fleming, Christian H., Calabrese, Justin M., Mueller, Thomas, Olson, Kirk A., Leimgruber, Peter and Fagan, William F. Non-Markovian maximum likelihood estimation of autocorrelated movement processes, Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5 (5) 462-472. 2014.

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