#ECSA2016 and a new SPOTTERON project

Thursday, 30 June 2016 03:02

Throwback Thursday for #ECSA2016,
and there are new projects in SPOTTERON!

A while has passed since the European Citizen Science Conference 2016 in Berlin, Germany, and we still like to thank you for your ongoing interest in SPOTTERON - the Citizen Science System. And there are new things on the horizon.


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new project

Almost untouched by the digital age, bulletin boards and public notes are still hubs for communication. In this upcoming Citizen Science project, school classes and Citizen Scientists will spot, collect and classify data about the postings and leaflets and their contents on their smartphones.

We like to say welcome to the University of Gothenburg and Vetenskap & Allmänhet (Public & Science) from Sweden to the SPOTTERON partner network.

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new feature

As an extension to the existing spot update functionality, spots are going to have visual "inventories", containing other submissions on the same location. Since in SPOTTERON means working together, this new feature will also be available for all Citizen Science projects in the SPOTTERON network.

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#ECSA2016 #TBT

Let's have a Throwback Thursday! On the ECSA2016 conference, Philipp shot some panorama images.

  ECSA panorama SPOTTERON 01  
   ECSA panorama SPOTTERON 02  
   ECSA panorama SPOTTERON 03  
  ECSA panorama SPOTTERON 04  

Please feel free to use them on your social media accounts or websites if you like (Creative Commons CC:BY) - And you can also still download the SPOTTERON #ECSA2016 Presentation about what we do for Citizen Science and projects here:


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SPOTTERON - the Citizen Science System please don't hesitate to give us call at +43-676-5982272, add "spotteron" on Skype or drop us an eMail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can also find more information about SPOTTERON and its features on this website for sure.



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