Organizing scientific data

Hikers using simple tools like smartphones can collect and share huge amounts of data, photos and information about the environmental status, wildlife and conditions of the trails. Data that can be organised by teams of volunteers, citizen scientists and maybe also experts to make updated and better maps of the landscapes

Making data useful by qualifying and sorting it

Illustration and text Frits Ahlefeldt

Sorting data is important both to know the landscapes better. Volunteers sometimes participate in projects that will make their hikes even more interesting – or help hikers and other fields. Learning and participating in projects as diverse as edible plants and sorting different kinds of galaxies

Drawing of three people sorting data. Citizen Science drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

Keywords, facts, wayfinding, data, citizenscience, co creation, landscapes of understanding, maps, landscapes of understanding, landscapesofunderstanding

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