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The (C)orrelated (RA)ndom (W)alk (L)ibrary of R functions (crawl package) has functions to fit continuous-time correlated random walk models to animal telemetry data.

It is developed by Devin S. Johnson at NOAA.

Additional resources:
Johnson, D.S., London, J.M., Lea, M-A., and Durban, J.W., 2008, Continuous-time correlated random walk model for animal telemetry data: Ecology 89(5) 1208–1215. doi:10.1890/07-1032.1

Compatibility with Movebank: 

The package does not access data directly from Movebank. However, movement data can be downloaded from Movebank in csv format for use in R.

Maintained by: 

Devin S. Johnson

How to Obtain: 

The package and user manual can be downloaded from

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