Monitoring Livestock Movements

During winters 2009, 2010 and 2011, we placed small GPS dataloggers on sheep and yaks to provide an in-depth, quantitative look at geographic variation of the intensity of use.

Graph: An example of raw spatial data obtained from GPS loggers placed on sheep

Dorjiejyal and Wuqiong hold a yak while Pemaburn adjusts the GPS logger to monitor its movements