Geo-Wiki Research - First Results 

Wilderness Competition

The Geo-Wiki Wilderness Competition: How much wilderness is there left on this planet? More

Human Impact Competition

A recent addition to the Geo-Wiki family of VGI data collection tools is A targeted campaign was used to gather data on land cover and human impact through this latest Geo-Wiki branch. Some initial results are presented here.  More

Hacking for Hunger - USAID Hackathon

The Geo-Wiki Team took part in the Hacking for Hunger USAID Hackathon on 14/15th of September 2012. The aim of the hackathon challenge was the validation of Geo-Wiki crowdsourced data in Ethiopia in order to contribute to a better understanding in land use and to get a better picture of land availability.  More

Disagreement Competition

The disagreement competition specially targeted those areas of greatest disagreement among the existing land cover products. Volunteers were ask to classify the pixels with the help of Google Earth and further validate the landcover.  More launched

A new Geo-wiki branch has been launched recently.  More

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Last edited: 28 January 2013


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