Citizen Science: GIS for Conservation Science Paper Session at the ESRI User Conference


GIS for Conservation Science
2009 ESRI International User Conference
Tuesday, 14 July 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Room 32 B

“Citizen Science is a generic name given to the different ways that volunteers and citizens can contribute to scientific data of all kinds. Ranging from birdwatchers to water quality testing, there are thousands of opportunities, and online GIS is playing an increasingly important role in the management, understanding and support of citizen science efforts.”

Papers in this session include:

WebMapping at the Nature Conservancy
Danielle Conboy, the Nature Conservancy

Distribution of Least Bell’s Vireo in Border Field State Park
Andrew Fisher, EDAW, Inc.

Interdisciplinary Research in Ecology using GIS Technique at Kimmes Tobin
Donald Davidson, Mary Balcer, and William Bajjali, University of Wisconsin-Superior