Essays about: "citizen science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 essays containing the words citizen science.

  1. 1. Influence of garden structure and surrounding landscape on the presence of wildlife in Umeå

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Amanda Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : urban; habitat selection; urban wildlife; garden; citizen science; Vulpes vulpes; Pica pica; wildlife gardening; wildlife friendly features; vegetation structure; greenspace;

    Abstract : Around the world cities are growing. Expansion and densification often take place at the expense of urban greenspace, the most common habitat for urban wildlife. Even though gardens take up a significant amount of the city's green space, there are no general guidelines on how to manage garden to support local wildlife. READ MORE

  2. 2. Domestic cats’ effect on urban wildlife : using citizen science and camera traps

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Kajsa Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : domestic cat; Felis catus; camera traps; citizen science; visitation frequency;

    Abstract : Europe has transformed from areas dominated by agricultural and rural to gradually becoming urban communities. With the development in urban and suburban areas, more non-native species have increased, especially domestic species, about 25% of all Swedish households obtain one or more cats. READ MORE

  3. 3. From above and below : Empowerment through interplay between humans and nature

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Sofia Holmström; [2020]
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    Abstract : This thesis departs from the understanding of citizens concern for our Nature, and their feeling of powerlessness due to the climate crisis. Additionally, it has investigated the relationship between humans and nature, with the outcome that we need to start cooperating with our nature. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gamified Citizen Science : A Study of Expert Users in the Field of Biodiversity

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Människa-datorinteraktion

    Author : Sebastian Holmgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Citizen Science; Gamification; Motivation; Artdatabanken; Bartle s Taxonomy; Intrinsic Motivation; Extrinsic Motivation;

    Abstract : In previous research, researchers have looked into different gamified applications of citizen science such as fold.it, Zooniverse and Happy Moths. However, the users and participants of these studies are often on different skill levels, or beginners in the field. READ MORE

  5. 5. Attitudes towards local carnivores in Umeå, Sweden : investigating species and individual effects on attitudes towards Carnivores in the confines of a local community

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Lina Leksell; [2020]
    Keywords : carnivore attitudes; nature attitudes; animal ecology; conservation biology; citizen science;

    Abstract : The expanding human population is leading to increases in urbanisation and changing land-use. The space between wildlife and humans is diminishing as wildlife adapts to environmental changes caused by urbanisation. With an increasing number of species moving into an urban environment we see increasing encounters between humans and wildlife. READ MORE