News tagged with citizen scientists

App helps citizen scientists collect ocean data

Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) at the University of Victoria and the Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) are teaming up with citizen scientists to increase the quality and range of oceanographic data being collected through a new ...

dateJun 03, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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The world's biodiversity in the palm of your hand

Never has knowledge of the world's biodiversity knowledge been more at your fingertips, thanks to a new smartphone app: the Map of Life. No matter where you are, the app can tell you what species of plants and animals are ...

dateMay 13, 2015 in Ecology
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Citizen scientists map global forests

New maps of global forest cover from the International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA)'s Geo-Wiki team provide a more accurate view of global forests. The maps were published in the journal Remote Sensing of ...

dateMar 30, 2015 in Environment
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