radio tracking

radio tracking

[′rād·ē·ō ′trak·iŋ]
(engineering)
The process of keeping a radio or radar beam set on a target and determining the range of the target continuously.
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Now radio tracking and GPS devices have been attached to one of the elusive giants in Uganda in efforts to help experts learn more about their habits.
When an individual wearing a transmitter is reported missing, the local certified Care Trak law enforcement agency can start the search using a radio tracking system.
This is similar to ranges found from nest box returns by Seviana & David (2012) and radio tracking by Jurczyszyn (2006).
When ESO and its partners did a survey of breeding birds on Masirah, the population was estimated at 65 pairs." "The large numbers of vultures seen at rubbish dumps in Oman and the radio tracking data suggesting that most vultures are residents and not migrants intimates that the mainland Oman population must also be larger than estimates, as a guess, 250 to 500 pairs," he said.
This is made possible by integrating the GPS satellite location with Wi-Fi location, Bluetooth and radio tracking.
After 383 days of radio tracking, 43 percent of largemouth bass and 56 percent of smallmouth bass with transmitters had left the bay.
For example, many Angelenos believe that coyotes come from the park to haunt the city, but radio tracking suggests that some don't frequent the park at all.
Radio tracking in the study of bovine tuberculosis in badgers.--In: Amlaner, C.
During his four-day visit, his Royal Highness will witness vets at work in the field as they fit radio tracking collars to elephants to help with research and conservation.
Personnel limitations on the DeKalb area meant that radio tracking and observations of deer behavior was only possible at 7-10 day intervals.
Accordingly, this book will be a valuable reference (in more than 1000 hours of radio tracking wolves and moose, I have witnessed only three wolfprey interactions).