0
Michael Pocock   Dave Kilbey
19 Aug 2009
Public engagement with                      science              3500 people involved in 2010               Hypothesis-led...
2010 Website Interactive Easy to develop Not field-based =less accurate & fewerrecords
2010             2011                               Take photo and score damage                               GPS gets loc...
More engagement • 9,000+ downloads• Greater participation, new audiences• Newsworthiness                               iT...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Dr Michael Pocock: Crowd Source for Success - the Leaf Watch App

730

Published on

Presentation from the Communicate 2011 Delegate Showcase, 3rd November 2011. Communicate is hosted by the Bristol Natural History Consortium. www.communicatenow.org

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
730
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Dr Michael Pocock: Crowd Source for Success - the Leaf Watch App"

  1. 1. Michael Pocock Dave Kilbey
  2. 2. 19 Aug 2009
  3. 3. Public engagement with science 3500 people involved in 2010 Hypothesis-led science Scientific paper in prep. www.conkertreescience.org.uk Michael Pocock Darren Evans Funding:19 Aug 2009
  4. 4. 2010 Website Interactive Easy to develop Not field-based =less accurate & fewerrecords
  5. 5. 2010 2011 Take photo and score damage GPS gets location Describe ground cover (hypothesis-led science) Website Interactive Easy to develop Not field-based = http://leafwatch.naturelocator.orgless accurate & fewerrecords Institute of Learning & Research Technology Funding:
  6. 6. More engagement • 9,000+ downloads• Greater participation, new audiences• Newsworthiness iTunes No. 1 UK 2012: Your ‘citizen education app science’ project? Better science • Greater accuracy For more info:• Ease of contributing (5150 uploads from http://www.conkertreescience.org.uk2200 devices) http://leafwatch.naturelocator.org• Crowd-sourced validation of uploaded Contact:photos michael.pocock@ceh.ac.uk dave.kilbey@bristol.ac.uk
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×