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2022_Beaver_Durme: Research on the impact of management actions on beaver behaviour

Availability: Unrestricted after moratorium period
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Description
This research tracks movement of beavers before and after dyke reinforcements will be carried out along the Durme river in Lokeren. The study primarily uses VHF-telemetery, since earlier research on the Dyle proved this a suitable method for monitoring habitat use in beavers over a longer period of time. Since this method is labour and time consuming, a field test will be carried out using acoustic telemetry alongside VHF to gain additional info on behavioral patterns.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Mammals
Keywords:
Acoustic telemetry, Animal behaviour, Animal tracking, Beavers, Behaviour, Ecosystem management, Habitat, Habitat use, Radio telemetry, Telemetry systems, VHF, Belgium, Durme R., Lokeren, , Mammalia, Rodentia

Geographical coverage
Belgium, Durme R., Lokeren [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 14 February 2022 on [In Progress]
Unknown

Taxonomic coverage
Castor fiber
Mammalia [WoRMS]
Rodentia [WoRMS]

Parameter
Detections Methodology
Detections: Acoustic telemetry

Contributors
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), more

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
European Tracking Network (ETN) data, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2022-03-21
Information last updated: 2022-03-22
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