About the Authors

Alex Borowicz

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Software, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft

aborowicz@coa.edu

Affiliations Department of Ecology & Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America, Institute for Advanced Computational Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Hieu Le

Roles Methodology, Software, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Institute for Advanced Computational Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America, Department of Computer Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Grant Humphries

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Software, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation HiDef Aerial Surveying Ltd., Cleator Moor, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Georg Nehls

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation BioConsult SH GmbH & Co. KG, Husum, Germany

Caroline Höschle

Roles Conceptualization, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation BioConsult SH GmbH & Co. KG, Husum, Germany

Vladislav Kosarev

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation BioConsult SH GmbH & Co. KG, Husum, Germany

Heather J. Lynch

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Ecology & Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America, Institute for Advanced Computational Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: GH, GN, CH, and VK work for companies which may consider a commercial application for this research in the future. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.