FROM CELLS TO WHALES: A MATHEMATICAL FRAMEWORK TO UNDERSTAND NAVIGATION
Grant number: DE200100988 | Funding period: 2020 - 2023
This project aims to understand what drives the navigation of small and large organisms. To achieve this, the project seeks to develop a mathematical framework that unifies models of navigation, communication and uncertainty, for the first time. This is significant as navigation underpins fundamental behaviour such as migration. Expected outcomes of this project include novel insights into the mechanisms underlying navigation, and new mathematical techniques required to construct the framework. The mathematical framework will be employed to explore and explain critical biological phenomena such as the impact of noise pollution on whale migration, and the conditions required for successful ce..View full description
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