Components of Spatial Information Management in Wildlife Ecology: Software for Statistical and Modeling Analysis

  • Hawthorne L. Beyer
  • Jeff Jenness
  • Samuel A. Cushman


Spatial information systems (SIS) is a term that describes a wide diversity of concepts, techniques, and technologies related to the capture, management, display and analysis of spatial information. It encompasses technologies such as geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, and relational database management systems (RDBMS), which were once relatively independent but increasingly have been merging into cohesive, integrated systems.


Geographic Information System Kernel Density Estimation Relational Database Management System Geographic Information System Software Wildlife Ecology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hawthorne L. Beyer
    • 1
  • Jeff Jenness
    • 2
  • Samuel A. Cushman
    1. 1.Faculty of Biomedical & Life Sciences, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Graham Kerr BuildingUniversity of GlasgowGlasgowUK
    2. 2.Jenness EnterprisesFlagstaffUSA

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