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eBird: A citizen-based bird observation network in the biological sciences
New technologies are rapidly changing the way we collect, archive, analyze, and share scientific data. For example, over the next several years it is estimated that more than one billion autonomousExpand
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The eBird enterprise: An integrated approach to development and application of citizen science
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Citizen-science projects engage volunteers to gather or process data to address scientific questions. Expand
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Abundance models improve spatial and temporal prioritization of conservation resources.
Conservation prioritization requires knowledge about organism distribution and density. This information is often inferred from models that estimate the probability of species occurrence rather thanExpand
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eBird: Engaging Birders in Science and Conservation
How do you successfully engage an audience in a citizen-science project? The processes developed by eBird (www.ebird.org), a fast-growing web-based tool that now gathers millions of bird observationsExpand
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A method for measuring the relative information content of data from different monitoring protocols
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We develop a novel cross-data validation method for measuring the value of survey data from one source (e.g. an Internet checklist program) relative to a second, benchmark data source. Expand
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Using open access observational data for conservation action: A case study for birds
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We use eBird, a project where individuals around the world submit data on bird distribution and abundance, as an example of how citizen-science data can be used to achieve tangible conservation science and action at local, regional, and global scales. Expand
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Dynamic conservation for migratory species
Citizen science, big data, and a habitat marketplace enable dynamic habitat for migratory birds in California’s Central Valley. In an era of unprecedented and rapid global change, dynamicExpand
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eBird and avifaunal monitoring by the Ornithological Society of New Zealand
Since the Ornithological Society of New Zealand (OSNZ) was founded in 1939 its primary objective has been the collection and dissemination of information on New Zealand's birds. For 70 years theExpand
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Documenting stewardship responsibilities across the annual cycle for birds on U.S. public lands.
In the face of global environmental change, the importance of protected areas in biological management and conservation is expected to grow. Birds have played an important role as biologicalExpand
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