[CT Birds] NFS's DateONE: Expanding environmental data delivery

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Sun Oct 12 14:49:59 EDT 2014


Birding data merged into land-use data to study population shifts, NSF-sponsored science DB expanding

Press Release 14-135 
Earth to data: Making sense of environmental observations
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=132973&WT

>> Subject: Expanding environmental data delivery
>> Reply-To: <nsf-update at nsf.gov>
>> Expanding environmental data delivery
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>> 10/09/2014 12:58 PM EDT
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>> As with the proverbial canary in the coal mine, birds serve as an indicator of the health of our environment. Many common species have experienced significant population declines within the last 40 years. Suggested causes include habitat loss and climate change, however to fully understand bird distribution relative to the environment, extensive data are needed.
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>> Through a collaboration of DataONE and multiple partners, bird occurrence data collected by citizen scientists has been ...
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>> More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=132973&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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