Making Tags Less of a Drag: Optimising Biologging Devices with Computational Fluid Dynamics

Post provided by WILLIAM KAY Drag and Biologging Devices Michael Phelps is one of the most decorated Olympic athletes of all time and the world’s fastest swimmer. And yet, he could swim faster. Wearing the Speedo LZR Racer supersuit Michael … Continue reading

Studying Wild Bats with Small On-Board Sound and Movement Recorders

Post provided by LAURA STIDSHOLT The way that bats acrobatically navigate and forage in complete darkness has grasped the interest of scientists since the 18th century. These seemingly exotic animals make up one in four mammalian species and play important … Continue reading

Remotely Tracking Movement and Behaviour with Biologgers: How to Add Accelerometer Data to the Mix

Post provided by Sam Cox, Florian Orgeret and Christophe Guinet Animal biologging is a technique that’s quickly becoming popular in many cross-disciplinary fields. The main aim of the method is to record aspects of an animal’s behaviour and movement, alongside … Continue reading

Issue 9.1: Qualitative Methods for Eliciting Judgements for Decision Making

Issue 9.1 is now online! Our first issue of 2018, which includes our latest Special Feature – “Qualitative methods for eliciting judgements for decision making” – is now online! This new Special Feature is a collection of five articles (plus an Editorial from Guest Editors … Continue reading

New Associate Editors

Today we are welcoming seven new people to the Methods in Ecology and Evolution Associate Editor Board. All of these new Associate Editors were invited to join the Board following our open call for applications a couple of months ago. You can find … Continue reading

Movement Ecology: Stepping into the Mainstream

Post provided by Theoni Photopoulou “Movement is the glue that ties ecological processes together” from Francesca Cagnacci et al. 2010 Movement ecology is a cross-disciplinary field. Its main aim is to quantitatively describe and understand how movement relates to individual and … Continue reading