Data from: Quantifying past and present connectivity illuminates a rapidly changing landscape for the African elephant

 

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Title Genetic data- genepop format
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Description Genetic data for 7 elephant populations in Tanzania, at 16 microsatellite loci, in GENEPOP format. Populations are reported in the following order: Katavi, Ruaha, Muhesi, Mikumi, Selous, Tarangire, Udzungwa
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Title Combined Resistance Matrix
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Description Cumulative resistance matrix from the combined model (maximum value from slope^1.5 and (1/RSPF^0.33 resistance surfaces)
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Title Contemporary CubeRoot_1overRSPF Resistance Matrix
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Description Cumulative resistance matrix from "contemporary" resistance model, (1/RSPF)^0.33
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Title Geographic Distance Matrix
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Description Distance in kilometers between the edges of the elephant sampling polygons
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Title Slope^1.5 Resistance Matrix
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Description Cumulative resistance matrix from the optimized historical model (slope^1.5)
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Title Water^1 Resistance Matrix
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Description Cumulative resistance matrix for distance to water, untransformed:(distance to water)^1
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Title Ele_RSPF_Data
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Description Elephant and random locations, with covariates scored from GIS, as employed in the habitat model
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Title RSPF model GIS raster layer
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Description Zipped file containing RSPF model as a raster dataset, Albers Equal Area (Africa) projection. This is the output from the RSPF model, it has NOT been inverted and transformed to create a resistance layer (as done for the contemporary resistance model).
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Title Distance to Water GIS raster layer
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Description Albers Equal Area (Africa) projection. Distance to water (untransformed) in kilometers, based on Africover Rivers layer with modifications.
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Title Slope GIS raster layer
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Description Slope (in degrees), untransformed (i.e., slope^1); Albers Equal Area projection (Africa)
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Title Elephant Genetic Sampling GIS Polygons
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Description GIS polygons describing the extent of genetic sample locations for each population, Albers Equal Area (Africa)
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When using this data, please cite the original publication:

Epps CW, Wasser SK, Keim JL, Mutayoba BM, Brashares JS (2013) Quantifying past and present connectivity illuminates a rapidly changing landscape for the African elephant. Molecular Ecology 22(6): 1574–1588. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.12198

Additionally, please cite the Dryad data package:

Epps CW, Wasser SK, Keim JL, Mutayoba BM, Brashares JS (2013) Data from: Quantifying past and present connectivity illuminates a rapidly changing landscape for the African elephant. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.q03g2
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