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Big Data and         Wildlife ConservationDr Christopher Hassall  @katatrepsis  c.hassall@leeds.ac.uk  www.katatrepsis.wor...
27km
27km
Great crested newt(photo: Rainer Theuer)European otter (photo: Bernard Landgraf)         Great crested newt (photo: Rainer...
Conservation organisations                                  Private                                landownersYorkshire Dal...
(How) can we make use of big datato promote wildlife conservation in the Yorkshire Dales National Park?
What do we have?Regional mapping(geology/climate)Local mapping(very limited)Species distributions   Some species(very limi...
What do we need? Data collection     Data analysis        Data display    Quality        Habitat suitability   Decision-ma...
(Hopefully) the end result:                   Collection                     Evidence-                       based        ...
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Big Data and Wildlife Conservation

  1. 1. Big Data and Wildlife ConservationDr Christopher Hassall @katatrepsis c.hassall@leeds.ac.uk www.katatrepsis.wordpress.com
  2. 2. 27km
  3. 3. 27km
  4. 4. Great crested newt(photo: Rainer Theuer)European otter (photo: Bernard Landgraf) Great crested newt (photo: Rainer Theuer) Dark purple earth tongue (photo: Anders Janols) Pyrenula dermatodes (photo: Robert Thompson)Lady’s slipper orchid (photo: Algirdas) Eurasian curlew (photo: Andreas Trepte)
  5. 5. Conservation organisations Private landownersYorkshire DalesEnvironment NetworkTeaching Local tourist Government and attractions organisationsresearch
  6. 6. (How) can we make use of big datato promote wildlife conservation in the Yorkshire Dales National Park?
  7. 7. What do we have?Regional mapping(geology/climate)Local mapping(very limited)Species distributions Some species(very limited) distributions
  8. 8. What do we need? Data collection Data analysis Data display Quality Habitat suitability Decision-making Validation Access Techniques are Software is not Curation not user-friendly! user-friendly!
  9. 9. (Hopefully) the end result: Collection Evidence- based conservation Analysis Display

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