Follow these links to download presentations from "A Question of Ecology - answers from biological recording"
Thursday 23rd April
Dr. David Chesmore, University of York Progress and prospects in the development of automated biodiversity assessment
Jon Chamberlain, University of Essex Using social media to access biodiversity data
Tools and technology workshop presentations: ** INDICIA ** FIELD NETWORK SYSTEM ** QGIS BIOLOGICAL RECORDING PLUG-IN ** SCRATCHPADS ** UK WILDLIFE PORTAL ** rNBN and SPARTA ** BIODIVERSITY QUALITY CALCULATOR ** TAXONAID **
Friday 24th April
Professor Kate Jones, University College London and Bat Conservation Trust Keynote address: Technology for Nature?
Dr. David Roy, Biological Records Centre The use of biological records to understand a changing environment: what have we learnt from 50 years of the Biological Records Centre?
Dr Jon Yearsley, University College Dublin Methods of mining recording data for estimates of recording effort
Thomas Starnes, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Environmental niche modelling - neither a black box nor a silver bullet
Dr Kat Bruce, NatureMetrics Biological recording for the other 95%: novel approches for large-scale biomonitoring of invertebrates
Dr. Teresa Frost, Cumbria Biodiversity Data Centre and ALERC Curiosity Begins at Home – Data Scientists in Local Records Centres
Lois Mayhew, Alderney Wildlife Trust Notes from a very small island - challenges and opportunities for biodiversity data in Alderney
Dr Andy Millard, Yorkshire Naturalists Union The YNU and The Naturalist: promoting biodiversity recording in Yorkshire
Debbie Alston, Derbyshire Mammal Group Plotting to publish: lessons learnt from the Derbyshire Mammal Atlas project
Rachel Stroud, National Biodiversity Network Trust NBN Strategy Action Plan
Dr Mark A. Spencer, Natural History Museum Natural History Collections and Environmental Change Science - a holistic approch to integrating 'historic' objects, citizen science and hypothesis driven research
Ivan Wright, Shotover Wildlife Shotover Hill then and now - delving into 100 years of data
Dr Jane Delany, Newcastle University Building on success - evolving intertidal data validation
Drew Bennellick, Heritage Lottery Fund Funding for people-powered science
Dr Phil Smith, Sefton Coast Partnership and Ben Deed, Merseyside BioBank Volunteer recording on the Sefton Coast - collaboration and conservation
Tim Graham, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Data and delivering big - learning from the Humberhead Levels NIA