There was a first national meeting on 21 May 2019 at 10:30 at the University of Antwerp.
Program Kick-Off Meeting
Kick-Off Meeting Next Generation Animal Tracking – deciphering the ecological code
1. Introduction of the LBB consortium (UAntwerpen/UGent/INBO)
UAntwerpen/UGent (Müller/Baert/Lens) Tracked around the clock (20 min)
- Brief overview of our research on lesser black-backed gulls
- Past and perspectives
- Main challenges
UAntwerpen/UGent (Müller/Baert/Lens) Why starting a WOG? The ideas behind it (10 min)
- Best practices to extract ecological information given our data structure – an interdisciplinary approach?
- How to combine various data streams?
- The ecological perspectives – from individual decisions to population level consequences
Time for questions (10 min)
2. Short introductory presentation by all national partner institutes (10 minutes each)
UGent (Van de Weghe)/INBO (Desmedt)/VLIZ (Reubens)/UHasselt (Neyens)/UAntwerpen (Matthysen)
3. Open discussion (30-60 min) UAntwerpen/UGent (Müller/Baert/Lens)
- Can we identify the most important themes and areas of common interest
- Where are our strengths, what can we learn from each other and how to join forces?
- Setting the stage for a successful WOG