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Beyond scarcity: citizen science programmes as useful tools for conservation biogeography

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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...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
"Tour du Valat, le Sambuc, Arles, France", "University of Oxford", "Institut des Sciences de l'Evolution de Montpellier, Montpellier, France"
Research group:
Edward Grey Institute
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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University of Oxford
Research group:
Biodiversity Research Group
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Institution:
Tour du Valat, le Sambuc, Arles, France
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Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell Publisher's website
Journal:
Diversity and Distributions Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
3
Pages:
354-362
Publication date:
2010-05-05
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EISSN:
1472-4642
ISSN:
1366-9516
URN:
uuid:7f68cf96-69f7-4cc6-9b5b-9991d5349593
Local pid:
ora:4420

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