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Peter Leimgruber

Center Head / 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

Zhang, Yongjun, Cao, Qing S., Rubenstein, Daniel I., Zang, Sen, Songer, Melissa, Leimgruber, Peter, Chu, Hongjun, Cao, Jie, Li, Kai and Hu, Defu. Water Use Patterns of Sympatric Przewalski's Horse and Khulan: Interspecific Comparison Reveals Niche Differences, PloS One, 10 (7) 1-17. 2015.

Fleming, C. H., Fagan, W. F., Mueller, T., Olson, Kirk A., Leimgruber, Peter and Calabrese, Justin M. Rigorous home range estimation with movement data: a new autocorrelated kernel density estimator, Ecology, 96 (5) 1182-1188. 2015.

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, 18 (6) 545-552. 2015.

Jenks, Kate E., Songsasen, Nucharin, Kanchanasaka, Budsabong, Leimgruber, Peter and Fuller, Todd K. Local people's attitudes and perceptions of dholes (Cuon alpinus) around protected areas in southeastern Thailand, Tropical Conservation Science, 7 (4) 765-780. 2014.

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.

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