Continent‐scale phenotype mapping using citizen scientists’ photographs

  title={Continent‐scale phenotype mapping using citizen scientists’ photographs},
  author={Jonathan P. Drury and Morgan Barnes and Ann E. Finneran and Maddie Harris and Gregory F. Grether},
Field investigations of phenotypic variation in free‐living organisms are often limited in scope owing to time and funding constraints. By collaborating with online communities of amateur naturalists, investigators can greatly increase the amount and diversity of phenotypic data in their analyses while simultaneously engaging with a public audience. Here, we present a method for quantifying phenotypes of individual organisms in citizen scientists’ photographs. We then show that our protocol for… 

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