Protocols

CTFS-ForestGEO Camera-trapping protocol

One-time survey of the terrestrial mammal community across 1 km² of forest, using a 49- or 50-point grid. Assesses what mammals use the Forest Dynamics Plots of the global ForestGEO network.

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TEAM Terrestrial Vertebrate Protocol

The TEAM camera-trapping protocol. Annual survey of terrestrial mammals across 120 km² of forest, using a 60-point grid. Monitors mammal populations at sites of the pantropical TEAM network.

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Camera Trap Calibration Protocol

This protocol describes how to use computer vision tools to measure the distance and angle of animals on photographs, and to measure the movement path and speed in photo sequences.

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Cafetaria Trials

Cafeteria-style seed removal trials are described in Jansen & den Ouden 2005. Observing seed removal: remote video monitoring of seed selection, predation and dispersal.

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