Science in the Field

This section explains how Galapagos tortoises have adapted to their environment and how and why tortoises are tracked and the importance of analysing results. It also reviews the Galapagos Tortoise Monitoring Ecology Project (GTMEP) and how modern research technologies can provide vital information for conservation strategies.

Introduce students to Movebank data and how it can be used to answer key research questions to promote understanding of species, and explore how data can be interpreted to investigate tortoise migration.

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