Citizen science, animal behaviour and digital devices: Challenges and solutions

Didone Frigerio, Verena Puehringer-Sturmayr, Christiane Steinbacher, Julia Rittenschober, Sonia Kleindorfer

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Actively involving citizens in research allows current challenges to be met in a more effective way and ideally in line with the expectations of the society. In the present study, we discuss challenges and solutions when involving volunteers in the data collection of behavioural patterns of three model avian species by using a digital application developed for ad hoc observations.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberACSC2019_002
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of Science
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019
Externally publishedYes
Event5th Austrian Citizen Science Conference, ACSC 2019 - Obergurgl, Austria
Duration: 26 Jun 201928 Jun 2019

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  • Animal behaviour
  • Citizen science
  • Digital devices
  • Reliability


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