Appalachian Trail, Virginia USA, 2007-2009

Project Objectives: Citizen-science based wildlife monitoring project using the Appalachian Trail as a MEGA-transect. Data is used to assess anthropogenic and landscape effects on mammal occupancy in the AT corridor.

Location:Appalachian Trail, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, W. Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, USA
Dates:May 2007 to November 2009
Sample Period:30 – 45 days
Camera Models Used:Cuddeback Digital, Bushnell Trail Scout Digital
Camera Stations:520
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Principal Investigators (and affiliations):
Dr. William McShea (Smithsonian Insitute); Peter Erb (University of Colorado)

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