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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Citizen scientists rival experts in analyzing land-cover data

Citizen scientists rival experts in analyzing land-cover data
Vienna, Austria (SPX) Aug 08, 2013 - Over the past 5 years, IIASA researchers on the Geo-Wiki project have been leading a team of citizen scientists who examine satellite data to categorize land cover or identify places where people live and farm. These data have led to several publications published in peer-reviewed journals. "One question we always get is whether the analysis from laypeople is as good as that from experts. ... morehttp://www.seeddaily.com/reports/Citizen_scientists_rival_experts_in_analyzing_land_cover_data_999.html

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