Diese Präsentation wurde erfolgreich gemeldet.
Wir verwenden Ihre LinkedIn Profilangaben und Informationen zu Ihren Aktivitäten, um Anzeigen zu personalisieren und Ihnen relevantere Inhalte anzuzeigen. Sie können Ihre Anzeigeneinstellungen jederzeit ändern.

Introduction to COBWEB - Chris Higgins, COBWEB

1.033 Aufrufe

Veröffentlicht am

Higgins, C. 2014. Introduction to COBWEB. Presentation as part of the COBWEB Workshop, 22nd May 2014, y Plas, Dyfi, UK.

Veröffentlicht in: Bildung, Technologie
  • Als Erste(r) kommentieren

  • Gehören Sie zu den Ersten, denen das gefällt!

Introduction to COBWEB - Chris Higgins, COBWEB

  1. 1. Introduction to COBWEB Plas Machynlleth, 20th May, 2014 Chris Higgins, Project Coordinator, EDINA, University of Edinburgh chris.higgins@ed.ac.uk
  2. 2. Citizen Observatory Web • 4 year research project • Crowdsourced environmental data to aid decision making • Introduce quality measures and reduce uncertainty • Combine crowdsourced data with existing sources of data
  3. 3. Project Partners
  4. 4. COBWEB Biosphere Reserves • Germany: Wadden See and Hallig Islands • Greece: Mount Olympus & Gorge of Samaria • Left open possibility of expansion to further BRs later in project UK (Wales): Biosffer Dyfi – Development work concentrated here
  5. 5. What are we going to build? A number of demonstrator mobile phone applications – Stakeholder discussion to provide detail 3 pilot case study areas: 1. Validating earth observation products 2. Biological monitoring 3. Flooding
  6. 6. Case Studies 1. Community Woodlands 2. Pollinators 3. FP7 BIO_SOS 4. Validation of EO Products (Gwylio) 5. Education 6. Ecotourism 7. Smart Citizen 8. Flooding
  7. 7. Where we are at the moment • Month 19 of 48 • Milestone 3 (First Welsh Demonstrator) Nov 2014, coming over horizon • By 2015: ready for field testing with citizens • Some tentative steps already taken: – Dyfi Woodlands – Outward Bound Aberdyfi – Ysgol Bro Dyfi/RSPB – Talybont Floodees – Abersystwyth University MSc group
  8. 8. Some objectives • Increase in local awareness of the project • More individuals/organisations willing to work with us in various ways – or at least thinking about it • Provide information to enable attendees to begin formulating a response to a Call for Proposal • Better understanding of how the citizen engagement aspects of the project might progress
  9. 9. Launch for proposals • More of a pre-launch, town meeting • Brief key organisations/individuals • Feedback to help us run the Call for Proposals more effectively • Actual CfP will be go up on the COBWEB website on 16th June • A number of small contracts (of the order £500 – £10000)
  10. 10. Two main components to engagement 1. Co-design: test prototype apps and provide feedback as we develop them • Underway already, to an extent 2. Get people (volunteers) out and about with COBWEB software in • Citizens in field from Jan 2015 onwards Not mutually exclusive. Proposals could include both
  11. 11. Co-Design Objectives • Engage in dialogue with members of the COBWEB consortium to assist in the design of applications • Engage in dialogue with members of the COBWEB consortium to assist in identifying further user requirements
  12. 12. “Citizen in the field” Objectives • Adapt the generic COBWEB capability to address specific needs within your area of expertise • Arrange and manage groups of volunteers in field testing COBWEB application(s) in the Dyfi Biosphere area
  13. 13. Process • Mon 16th June: CfP issued • Mon 21st July: deadline for proposals – May contact some applicants individually for refinement • Mon 4th Aug: decision, contact applicants • Mid Sept: kickoff meeting with all successful applicants – Looking for cooperation opportunities – Discuss technical support – Schedule
  14. 14. Open questions • Further rounds? • Terms and conditions will be published with the CfP • Will require some kind of report