Citizen science BREAKS NEW GROUND

Sullivan, Rachel
June 2009
Ecos;Jun/Jul2009, Issue 149, p10
Blog Entry
The article offers information on the technological breakthroughs related to environmental protection in Australia. Along with the emergence of technologies like global positioning systems, digital cameras and the Internet, the number of volunteer groups has also grown. As a result, data gathering is on a scale that was not possible in the past. The author highlighted monitoring groups and programs like the RabbitScan Challenge and the ECOCEAN's Whale Shark Photo-identification project.


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