#HepaticaWeek - A New Spring For Citizen Science, April 2016

Hepatica nobilis in Estonia

Hepatica nobilis in Estonia CC-BY-SA-4.0 Urmas Tartes, source: Wiki Commons

The #HepaticaWeek 2016 is call for citizen scientists to report flowering liverleaf (Hepatica nobilis Schreb.) - Video

Learning about citizen science & how to use the mobile application MySeasons

Monday 11 April, 5:30 CET - Video

  • Welcome & Introduction, Bente Lilja Bye, BLB
  • MySeason – Community-based mapping and monitoring of vegetation phenology, Jonas Eberle, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (2:34)


Hepatica's secrets revealed

Tuesday 12 April, 5:30 CET - Video

  • Hepatica's secrets, Honorata K Gajde, Norwegian Botanical Association (3:23)
  • Biocaching, a mobile game that inspires you to learn about nature, Bjørn Hjelle, Biocaching (18:30)


Gathering lovely images of Liverleaf - Hepatica nobilis. Then what?

Wednesday 13 April, 5:30 CET - Video

  • Framework for citizen science and crowdsourcing – Mobile applications and services, Erik Haider Forsén, University of Oslo (4:56)
  • An introduction to gamified mobile applications, Gunnar Øivin Fredrikson, g/UX (12:22)
  • The Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Dag Endresen, GBIF Norway, UiO Natural History Museum in Oslo, University of Oslo (34:04)


Transforming your observations into science

Thursday 14 April, 5:30 CET - Video

  • How the species observation reporting system works, Nils Valland, Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre (4:36)
  • Quality assurance and validation of crowdsourced biodiversity data, Even W Hanssen, Norwegian Biodiversity Network (20:30)
  • Metadata and sensor standards, Bart De Lathouwer, OGC (33:35)


What are your observations being used for in science - and in society?

Friday 15 April, 5:30 CET - Video part 1 & part 2

  • Datamodels for interoperability, Arne Jørgen Berre, Sintef  (2:21)
  • Earth observations of Global climate change effects on vegetation phenology, Christian Hüttich, Jena-Optronik GmbH/MySeasons (20:27)
  • Citizen data for validation of satellite based data and services, Dag Anders Moldestad, Norwegian Space Agency (Video)



Liverleaf (Hepatica nobilis Schreb) flowering in the Oslo Botanical Garden at Tøyen April 2016 CC-BY Dag Endresen


Tags: Citizen science, liverleaf, Hepatica nobilis, #HepaticaWeek
Published Feb. 10, 2017 2:09 PM