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IDENTIFICATION

Participant's homepage
Start date :
  • Beta start date : N/A
  • End date :
Subject

Description Classifying plankton from images gathered by the In Situ Ichthyoplankton Imaging System. Purpose The information can be used to map oceanic carbon dioxide levels, as plankton provide a valid indicator. ? Research question Understanding how plankton types are distributed at a variety of ocean depths.

TEAM

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Project team page http://www.planktonportal.org/#/team Leader: Institution: Partner institutions: RSMAS, University of Miami, Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center, BellaMare, Adler Planetarium Contact:

USER TASKS

CONTRIBUTION TYPE: data analysis
PARTICIPATION TYPOLOGY: crowdsourcing


GAMING GENRE NONE
GAMING ELEMENTS: NONE

COMPUTING
THINKING
SENSING
GAMING

Tasks description Measuring and classifying plankton. Interaction with objects

Interface

  • Data type to manipulate: pictures
  • interface enjoyment:
  • Interface usability: easy to use

GUIDANCE

GUIDANCE
  • Tutorial:
  • Peer to peer guidance: Somewhat
  • Training sequence: Somewhat
FEEDBACK ON
  • Individual performance: Somewhat
  • Collective performance: Somewhat
  • Research progress: Somewhat

Feedback and guidance description

COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY TOOLS
  • Communication: website, blog, forum
  • Social Network: Twitter, Facebook
  • Member profiles:: N/A
  • Member profile elements:
NEWS & EVENTS

Community description

  • Community size (volounteers based)
  • Role:
  • Interaction form:
  • Has official community manager(s): N/A
  • Has team work N/A
  • Other:
  • Community led additions:


Other information

1 PROJECT

Url:http://www.planktonportal.org/
Start date:
End date:
Infrastructure: Zooniverse

2 TEAM

Official team page:http://www.planktonportal.org/#/team
Leader:

Partner institutions: RSMAS, University of Miami, Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center, BellaMare, Adler Planetarium


3 PROJECT DEFINITION


3.1 Subject

Natural sciences > biology, biological oceanography, planktology, climatology (nature/conservation)

3.2 Description

Classifying plankton from images gathered by the In Situ Ichthyoplankton Imaging System.

3.3 Purpose.

The information can be used to map oceanic carbon dioxide levels, as plankton provide a valid indicator.

3.4 Research question.

Understanding how plankton types are distributed at a variety of ocean depths.

4 ABOUT PARTICIPANT TASKS


4.1 Tasks description.

Measuring and classifying plankton.

4.2 .

Grey typology Participation typology Contribution type:
Computing: NO Thinking: NO
Sensing: NO Gaming: NO
Crowdsourcing Distributed intelligence
Participatory science Extreme citizen science
Science outreach
Data collection
Data analysis
Data interpretation --------
Gaming
Genre: Gaming elements:
Interface
Data type to manipulate: pictures interface enjoyment:
Interface usability: easy to use
Member profiles::N/A
Member profile elements:


5 ABOUT GUIDANCE AND FEEDBACK


Guidance Feedback on
Tutorial and documentation: YES
Training sequence: SOMEWHAT
Peer to peer guidance: SOMEWHAT
individual performance: Somewhat
collective performance: Somewhat
research progress: Somewhat

5.1 .

6 COMMUNITY


Tools News & Events

Communication: website, blog, forum
Social Network: Twitter, Facebook

Main news site: http://blog.planktonportal.org/
Frequency of project news updates: several/week
Type of events:
Frequency of events :

Community description

Community size (volounteers based):
Role: Interaction form:
Has official community manager(s): N/A
Has team work N/A

Other information about community:
Community led additions:

7 OTHER PROJECT INFORMATION




Screen Shot 2013-11-15 at 15.38.25.png No [[has completion level::Medium]

http://www.planktonportal.org/#/team



No biology, biological oceanography, planktology, climatology Natural sciences nature/conservation The information can be used to map oceanic carbon dioxide levels, as plankton provide a valid indicator. Understanding how plankton types are distributed at a variety of ocean depths.

Plankton Portal Measuring and classifying plankton. data analysis

crowdsourcing pictures, other: Thinking: no Computing: no Sensing: no Gaming: no



easy to use yes N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

N/A

N/A website, blog, forum Twitter, Facebook


http://blog.planktonportal.org/

several/week


N/A


Medium



Bibliography

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Facts about "Plankton Portal"
Has Haklay typology levelcrowdsourcing +
Has citizen science subject areanature/conservation +
Has collective performance feedbackN/A +
Has community managerN/A +
Has community toolsWebsite +, Blog + and Forum +
Has completion levelMedium +
Has data types to manipulatepictures +
Has field of sciencebiology +, biological oceanography +, planktology + and climatology +
Has individual performance feedbackN/A +
Has infrastructureZooniverse +
Has interface usabilityeasy to use +
Has member profilesN/A +
Has participant contribution typedata analysis +
Has participant task descriptionMeasuring and classifying plankton. +
Has partner institutionsRSMAS +, University of Miami +, Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center +, BellaMare + and Adler Planetarium +
Has peer to peer guidanceN/A +
Has project access URLhttp://www.planktonportal.org/ +
Has project descriptionClassifying plankton from images gathered by the In Situ Ichthyoplankton Imaging System. +
Has project namePlankton Portal +
Has project news sitehttp://blog.planktonportal.org/ +
Has project news updatesseveral/week +
Has project purposeThe information can be used to map oceanic carbon dioxide levels, as plankton provide a valid indicator. +
Has research progress feedbackN/A +
Has research questionUnderstanding how plankton types are distributed at a variety of ocean depths. +
Has screenshotScreen Shot 2013-11-15 at 15.38.25.png +
Has social software sitesTwitter + and Facebook +
Has subject areaNatural sciences +
Has team linkhttp://www.planktonportal.org/#/team +
Has team workN/A +
Has training sequenceN/A +
Has tutorials and documentationyes +
Has volonteer computingno +
Has volonteer gamingno +
Has volonteer sensingno +
Has volonteer thinkingno +
Is openfalse +
Last editionNovember 15, 2013 +