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Participatory Mapping in Congo-Brazzaville (Part 2): Usability experiments

Towards the last part of our field trip in Republic of the Congo and after eliminating most of the platform bugs and the decision tree became stable, we introduced the users to more structured usability tests to evaluate the effectiveness of the bespoke mobile application. The tests were composed of multiple tasks of different level … Continue reading

Reflections on the NOMAD workshop

Last month, the NOMAD team organised a workshop at the French Space Agency (CNES) headquarters. The aim was to link humanitarian organisations interested in using data collection tools for their field work with solution providers. My colleague Michalis and I presented our ExCiteS Data Collection tool (which is in advanced prototype) and get valuable feedback from … Continue reading

Participatory Mapping in Congo-Brazzaville (Part 1)

Over six weeks from the end of March to the start of May 2013, five ExCiteS members – Julia Altenbuchner, Gill Conquest, Jerome Lewis, Matthias Stevens & Michalis Vitos – travelled to the Republic of the Congo, a.k.a. Congo-Brazzaville. We spent the majority of this time in or near the rainforest of the Sangha and Likouala regions, in … Continue reading

Citizen Science in the EU project EveryAware – Vittorio Loreto

Friday 18th February Speaker: Vittorio Loreto Theme: Science by citizens Website: http://www.everyaware.eu EveryAware is an EU project, with five partners across Europe, intending to integrate environmental monitoring, awareness enhancement and behavioural change by creating a new technological platform combining sensing technologies, networking applications and data-processing tools. Higher level aims of the project: Involving citizens in … Continue reading

Community based monitoring of chimpanzee/forest habitats using ODK and Android based smartphones and tablets in Tanzania and Uganda – Lilian Pintea

Thursday 16th February Speaker: Lilian Pintea | website Theme: Challenging Citizen Science Dr  Lilian Pintea  is the vice president of conservation science at the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI). In order to analyze the spatial relationships between chimpanzees, forests and human land uses, Dr. Pintea integrates remote-sensing data with on-the-ground observations and surveys of chimpanzees and … Continue reading

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