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TreeSnap: tree resistance conference 2018

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Overview of TreeSnap partnership and scientist tools available on the TreeSnap.org website.

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TreeSnap: tree resistance conference 2018

  1. 1. TreeSnap A citizen science project and mobile app to tag trees for science Tree Resistance 2018 Presented By: Bradford Condon @bradfordcondon Web Developer, Postdoctoral Associate University of Tennessee Knoxville Ellen Crocker, Bradford Condon, Abdullah Almsaeed, Albert Abbott, C. Dana Nelson, and Margaret Staton
  2. 2. TreeSnap Tree Resistance 2018 Talk Outline ● Why partner with TreeSnap? ● TreeSnap web curation workbench at TreeSnap.org
  3. 3. TreeSnap What is TreeSnap? ● A free mobile app ● Available to Android and iPhone users ● Citizen science app
  4. 4. What is Citizen Science What makes it successful? ● Anyone can participate ● Detailed protocols to ensure consistency ● Data can be directly applied to real research
  5. 5. TreeSnap mobile app ● Select a tree ● Snap picture ● Answer questions ● Submit observations and scientists will use the data
  6. 6. ● Over 1,000 users registered ● Over 1,700 observations recorded
  7. 7. Partners American Chestnut Foundation USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station Forest Restoration Alliance Hemlock Restoration Initiative Atlanta Botanical Garden Forest Health Research and Education Center
  8. 8. TreeSnap Philosophy Together, we ● Create materials ○ Sampling ○ Background ● Design questions: ○ Accessibility ○ Scientific rigor ○ User experience ● Find a citizen community
  9. 9. TreeSnap Tree Resistance 2018 Talk Outline ● Why partner with TreeSnap? ● TreeSnap web curation workbench at TreeSnap.org
  10. 10. TreeSnap Landing page
  11. 11. Browse submitted trees on the map
  12. 12. Map is fully searchable
  13. 13. tresnap_map_ anonymous TreeSnap protects location
  14. 14. Users have full access to their data
  15. 15. TreeSnap Tree Resistance 2018 Example Scientific Partner workflow: ● Find trees ● Curate data ● Share with collaborators
  16. 16. Filters: Collecting and Curating Data 2 1 3 4 5
  17. 17. Filters: Collecting and Curating Data 2 1 3 4 5 6
  18. 18. View and Curate Trees Matching Filter
  19. 19. Create Collections of Interesting Trees
  20. 20. Communicate With Participants
  21. 21. Share Your Collections with Collaborators
  22. 22. Use Groups to Share Observations and Collections with Collaborators
  23. 23. Easily download collection data
  24. 24. API to share data with other databases Open source code: https://github.com/statonlab/Treesnap-website https://github.com/statonlab/Treesnap-mobile API: https://github.com/statonlab/Treesnap-website/wiki
  25. 25. TreeSnap Tree Resistance 2018 Conclusions ● TreeSnap guides citizens to collect the data you need ● TreeSnap provides tools for accessing data ● Partner with us! ● Need a different app? Talk with us!
  26. 26. Acknowledgements Ellen Crocker Bert Abbott Dana Nelson Abdullah Almsaeed Bradford Condon Margaret Staton NSF Plant Genome Research Program Dorrie Main Washington State University

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