Camera-Trapping for Conservation Biologists, London

Event Date: 
22 May 2018 -
09:30 to 19:30
Type: 
Member Events

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR.

From £95.00 per person Lunch and refreshments are included.

The use of camera traps to survey animal populations has gained widespread popularity. This non-invasive technique has allowed field researchers to gain an insight into the hidden world of some of the most elusive wild animals in the most challenging habitats on the planet.

This one day workshop will cover key aspects of planning, executing and analysing camera trap surveys in the field. It will also examine the various survey techniques for which remote cameras provide a powerful tool and discuss the different environments camera traps can be used in, from tree tops to ocean floors. Time will be spent processing and analysing camera trap photos using ZSL’s newly developed Camera Trapping Analysis Tool (CTAT) and discussing other statistical approaches. Where possible there will be a focus on delegates’ own research projects and the opportunity to develop a theoretical research plan with the assistance of experienced field researchers.