We are pleased to announce the winners of the Ecotone Telemetry Grants 2017 that was held on our website on October 2017.
We received more than 120 projects from all over the world. All of them were very interesting, which did not facilitate our choice.
We are pleased to announce 4 projects, which have got the highest and the same score:
• Dr Stephen Votier “ Assortative mating as a mechanism of change in migratory seabirds”
• Dr Martina Carrete “Energy landscape and bird conservation: movements of griffon vultures and wind-farm development”
• Dr Olivier Gilg “Hunting strategies of the Arctic Fox: a circumpolar and multidisciplinary project:
• Dr Simon Chamaille-Jammes “Navigating the soundscape of fear”
Thank you all for taking part in Ecotone Telemetry GrantS 2017 and time devoted to project preparation.
We would like to offer the other competitors an option to buy our equipment with 25% discount to allow for the implementation of their projects, valid until the end of June 2018.
We will successively contact all applicants to discuss their project and suggest telemetry solutions for them.
The next edition of the Ecotone Grants will be announced this year. You are welcome to attend with new as well as resubmitted applications.
ECOTONE TELEMETRY GRANTS 2017
Use of innovative telemetry methods in ecological, eco-physiological or zoological wildlife research that may employ:
GPS tracking with GSM, GPRS or UHF data download;
activity monitoring based on acceleration activity reports;
raw acceleration data analyses;
use of diving duration or TDR data.
Two fully funded grants, or one fully funded and two partially funded grants will be awarded, maximal funding includes:
- consultation and support from Ecotone specialists for logger start-up, deployment and data collection at the early stages of the project;
- GPS loggers from Ecotone (up to 20 devices per project);
- data transfer costs for loggers throughout the project;
- reimbursement of field work expenses (up to 5000 EUR);
- potential sponsored participation in the international conference.
W bieżącum roku podjęliśmy współpracę z Królewskim Ogrodem Botanicznym w Sydney (Australia). W ramach wsparcia projektu badawczego, firma ECOTONE ufundowała nadajniki telemetryczne GPS/GSM, które zostaną założone na kakadu zółtoczube (Cacatua galerita). Więcej o projekcie na stronach RGB Sydney (LINK)