IoE Rough Cut Science - Aisling Force - "Accessing the Data You Need"
- Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
- Barnard Hall, 126 - view map
Aisling Force will give a talk titled "Accessing the Data You Need: Opportunities with Adventure Scientists" on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at noon in Barnard Hall Room 126.
Aisling is the Project Development Coordinator for Adventure Scientists, a nonprofit organization based in Bozeman, Montana that works at the regional to global scale on projects requiring data collection from the outdoors. This organization equips partners from government, universities, other nonprofits, etc. with data to support conservation initiatives. By leveraging their global network of specialized volunteers, Adventure Scientists has sent thousands of mountaineers, kayakers, trail runners, etc. on data collection missions around the world. Aisling's work involves finding, vetting and organizing new projects for the organization. In this presentation, she will highlight examples of Adventure Scientists' work as well as describe their project development process, key project characteristics, and how to pursue a collaboration with the organization.