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eMammal

eMammal is a system for collecting, storing, and sharing camera trap data. The system is designed not only for scientists, but also for anyone who wants to join in the fun and discovery of camera trapping through citizen science. Professional and volunteer camera trappers use our software to look at pictures, identify animals, and upload them to the Smithsonian Data Repository for review and storage. These data are useful for addressing important scientific and conservation questions, and the pictures provide a unique view into the hidden world of wildlife.

Project URL: emammal.si.edu/participate

Geographic Scope: World

Project Status: Active -recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Annotation, Audio or video recording, Classification or tagging, DIY hacking/making, Data analysis, Data entry, Finding entities, Geolocation, Identification, Learning, Observation, Photography,

Start Date: 2012-06-01

Project Contact: mcsheaw@si.edu

Federal Government Sponsor:

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Other Federal Government Sponsor:

Name of Nonfederal Sponsors: North Carolina State University, University of Missouri, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Fields of Science: Animals, Biology, Birds, Ecology and environment, Nature and outdoors,

Intended Outcomes: Research development, Individual learning, Conservation,