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Spatial modeling of elephant movement for identification of elephant corridors and prediction of corridor change in case of a disturbance

NRC Grant: 12-098

Dr. N.D.K. Dayawansa
Dept. of Agricultural Engineering
Faculty of Agriculture
University of Peradeniya
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Area of Research: Ecology & Environment
Status: Ongoing

 

Objectives

  1. a) To identify the factors affecting elephant movement and their relative contribution to the movement. b) To develop a spatial model that could identify elephant ranging areas. c) To analyse the effects of man-made obstacles on elephant ranging.

 

 

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