vol2bird
Vertical profiling of biological scatterers

vol2bird is an algorithm that calculates vertical profiles of birds and other biological scatterers from weather radar data. vol2bird is written in C.

See these publications for a description of the methodology:

Bird migration flight altitudes studied by a network of operational weather radars
Dokter AM, Liechti F, Stark H, Delobbe L, Tabary P, Holleman I
J. R. Soc. Interface, 8, 30–43, 2011, DOI 10.1098/rsif.2010.0116

Recent algorithm extensions and integration with the bioRad R package are described here:

bioRad: biological analysis and visualization of weather radar data
Dokter AM, Desmet P, Spaaks JH, van Hoey S, Veen L, Verlinden L, Nilsson C, Haase G, Leijnse H, Farnsworth A, Bouten W, Shamoun-Baranes J.
Ecography, 42, 852-860, 2019, DOI 10.1111/ecog.04028

repository contents

Browse source code at:
https://github.com/adokter/vol2bird

Report a bug at: https://github.com/adokter/vol2bird/issues

Copyright 2010-2019 Adriaan M. Dokter (Cornell lab of ornithology, University of Amsterdam) & Netherlands eScience Centre

Contributors: Jurriaan H. Spaaks (NLeSC), Lourens Veen (NLeSC), Iwan Holleman (KNMI & Radboud University)