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Bird app enabling Tasmanians to become citizen scientists


Woehler, E and Prahalad, V, Bird app enabling Tasmanians to become citizen scientists, The World Today, ABC Radio National, Australia, 29 January 2016 (2016) [Media Interview]

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A new bird watching app is allowing Tasmanians to use their mobile phones and computers to take part in some scientific research of their own.

The University of Tasmania has created the Saltmarsh app so the public can record what kinds of birds are living in local wetlands.

The information recorded by the citizen scientists will be sent to the university, giving researchers a better idea of how birds are using the wetlands.

Item Details

Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:saltmarsh, coastal wetlands, birds, monitoring, app, community engagement
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Pollution and contamination
Research Field:Pollution and contamination not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Objective Field:Environmental education and awareness
UTAS Author:Woehler, E (Dr Eric Woehler)
UTAS Author:Prahalad, V (Dr Vishnu Prahalad)
ID Code:115644
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Geography and Spatial Science
Deposited On:2017-04-04
Last Modified:2017-04-04

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