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THE CAROLINA HERP ATLAS: AN ONLINE, CITIZEN-SCIENCE APPROACH TO DOCUMENT AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE OCCURRENCES

@inproceedings{Price2011THECH,
  title={THE CAROLINA HERP ATLAS: AN ONLINE, CITIZEN-SCIENCE APPROACH TO DOCUMENT AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE OCCURRENCES},
  author={Steven J. Price and Michael E. Dorcas},
  year={2011}
}
  • Steven J. Price, Michael E. Dorcas
  • Published 2011
  • Geography
  • Despite effectiveness in other scientific disciplines, citizen scientists have generally been underutilized in herpetological research and conservation. In this paper, we detail the project design, preliminary results, and data obtained from an online, citizen-science based herpetological atlas, known as the Carolina Herp Atlas (CHA). The CHA contains several features that ensure quality of submitted data, while allowing registered users to keep a personal database, and to employ a variety of… CONTINUE READING

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