Aim: We assess whether and how datasets collected by the general public, so-called citizen science programmes, can improve biogeographical studies and contribute to large-scale conservation target-setting. Location: Worldwide. Methods: We first set a general framework highlighting the prerequisites of a relevant dataset for conservation biogeography. We then illustrate how many different citizen science programmes currently running in different countries can be place within this framework. Re...Expand abstract
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- The full-text of this article is not currently available in ORA, but you may be able to access the article via the publisher copy link on this record page. Citation: Devictor, V., Whittaker, R. J. & Beltrame, C. (2010). 'Beyond scarcity: citizen science programmes as useful tools for conservation biogeography', Diversity and Distributions 16(3), 354-362. © 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. [Available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com].
Beyond scarcity: citizen science programmes as useful tools for conservation biogeography
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