(Kernel) Isotope Niche Estimation

Applies methods used to estimate animal homerange, but instead of geospatial coordinates, we use isotopic coordinates. The estimation methods include: 1) 2-dimensional bivariate normal kernel utilization density estimator, 2) bivariate normal ellipse estimator, and 3) minimum convex polygon estimator, all applied to stable isotope data. Additionally, functions to determine niche area, polygon overlap between groups and levels (confidence contours) and plotting capabilities.


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0.1 by Shannon E Albeke, 10 months ago


Report a bug at http://github.com/salbeke/rKIN/issues

Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/rKIN

Authors: Shannon E Albeke [aut, cre]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL (>= 3) license

Imports ggplot2, MASS, sp, rgeos

Depends on maptools

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, testthat

See at CRAN