Mobile data collection – a perfect marriage for community-based research?

Community-based monitoring networks. Guardian watchmen/stewardship networks. Citizen Science. Crowd-Sourcing. Ground-truthing. Call it what you will: NGOs, community organizations, indigenous governments, wildlife managers (and their consultants) work to fill the data gaps required to manage and protect resources, allocate services, and record rights-based activities using the observational power of people — so that decisions on these … [Read more…]