Enabling Semantic Ecoblogging and Bioblitzes

People currently create Eco-blogs: stories about wildlife they have seen or observations they've made. Similarly, citizen and scientists work together on Bioblitzes to comprehensively report as many species as possible from an area. Currently, none of this information is easily discovered or integrated. We developed and have tested two tools that aim to make it easier for individual scientists and citizens to convert their information to RDF and OWL. Of 1200 Blogger BioBlitz observations, 47 of them were of species defined as “of concern” by USFWS.
Date: May 30, 2008
Book Title: 25th Annual HCIL Symposium and Open House. University of Maryland
Type: Misc
Publisher: University of Maryland, College Park
Organization: Human Computer Interacton Lab
Note: (Poster and demonstration)
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  author = "Cynthia Parr and Taowei Wang and Joel Sachs and Lushan Han and Tim Finin",
  title = "{Enabling Semantic Ecoblogging and Bioblitzes}",
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  note = "(Poster and demonstration)",
  booktitle = "25th Annual HCIL Symposium and Open House. University of Maryland",
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