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A generalized approach for producing, quantifying, and validating citizen science data from wildlife images.

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Citizen science has the potential to expand the scope and scale of research in ecology and conservation, but many professional researchers remain skeptical of data produced by nonexperts. We devised an approach for producing accurate, reliable data from untrained, nonexpert volunteers. On the citizen science website www.snapshotserengeti.org, more than 28,000 volunteers classified 1.51 million images taken in a large-scale camera-trap survey in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Each image wa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/cobi.12695

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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Lintott, C
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Global Impact Award
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Thesis Research Grants; Office of International Programs
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
3
Pages:
520-531
Publication date:
2016
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EISSN:
1523-1739
ISSN:
0888-8892
URN:
uuid:6bc243cb-bb0b-4691-9258-7d48aea53f52
Source identifiers:
619688
Local pid:
pubs:619688

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