Spatial Analysis

In this analysis we used spatial data (e.g shapefiles) to enrich the cave fauna of Greece. We incorporated the shapefiles as detailed below:

We used these packages for the analysis in R:

Administrative data of Greece

Caves and species abudance in each administravive region of Greece

Regions with caves coordinates in Greece.

Cave fauna distribution in Greece.

Species sampled per municipality in Greece

Species and caves per region

Species abundance in Greece

Endemic species abundance in Greece

Species abundance in Greece in respect to their classification


Summary of cave protections in Greece

Caves and protected areas in Greece (only borders)


Most samplings for caves are from 0-400 meter altitude