Vilis O. Nams

Adjunct Professor (Retired)



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Phone: 902.893.6607
Mailing Address: 
Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences
Agricultural Campus
PO Box 550
Truro, NS, B2N 5E3


Research interests

  • Effects of different types of edges on animal dispersal.
  • The spatial scale of habitat selection of animals - studied by fractal analysis of foraging paths and other types of spatial statistics. This is a combination of field biology and theoretical work, and I am currently working on mice, voles, marten and coyotes.Development of  new techniques to analyse movement patterns.
  • Statistical techniques used in radio-telemetry - author of the radio-telemetry computer program, Locate II., Locate III.