14 2 5 3 Alpine Nature 2030 Creating ecological connectivity for generations to come 141 Figure 18 An example of a virtual path for a brown bear in the central Alps overlaid over a habitat map developed during the project ECONNECT Source www jecami eu the user to predict a possible path from one point in the Alps to another Using a cost path function the tool returns modelled virtual tracks of wolf bear lynx red deer and black grouse between two given points Fig ure 18 shows an example of a calculated path for a bear from Zernez to Bormio 4 4 5 Technical solution The technical solution encompasses a set of segments including the creation of a comprehensive geodata base incorporation of adjusted geoprocessing tools suitable cartography a map publishing service and a superposed web application Figure 19 shows the general functionality Based on ArcGIS technology we are currently preparing the data and geoprocess ing tools in ArcGIS Desktop 10 2 2 The spatial data are published on ArcGIS Server 10 2 2 the web ap plication based on Apache Web Server For the online service we use a set of external libraries including the Google maps API the Google visualization API differ ent java libraries and geoxml 4 4 6 A case study with JECAMI Deªning ecological connectivity hotspots in the Alps In this study realised under the Life Belt Alps Project a European follow up project of ECONNECT a reclassi cation method of the CSI was developed to de ne the most important action areas and hotspots in the Alps Action areas generally have low ecological connectiv ity and are located on important intersections between areas with good ecological connectivity hotspots such

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