Citizen Science Award Projects

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Abenteuer Faltertage
 independent of location
butterflies, species, observation

The aim of "Abenteuer Faltertage" was to establish a butterfly network all over Austria to explore and protect native butterflies.

01.04.2015 - 31.03.2017
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Alraune
 independent of location
allergies, lifestyle, environment

"ALRAUNE – Tracing allergies" investigates the development of allergies.

01.12.2014 - 31.12.2016
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Bienenstand.at
 Austria
bee, winter, colony

On which factors does the overwintering success of bee colonies depend? How many bees do not survive the winter’s cold?

01.03.2017 - 31.05.2017
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Hedgehogs on their way
 Austria / bordering countries
hedgehogs, gardens, animal traces

In this project scientists were looking for interested citizens to explore the distribution of hedgehogs in gardens all over Austria.

01.12.2014 - 30.09.2016
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FarbVerrückt!
 Austria
autumn, phenology, leaf colouring

In "FarbVerrückt" citizen scientists were observing and explore autumn leaf colouring and leaf fall in Austria.

01.07.2015 - 30.11.2015
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FotoQuest Austria
 Österreich
land use, landscape, environment

With more detailled and complete data about land use, changes of the landscape and their effects on the environment can be better understood.

09.07.2015 - 30.09.2016
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Counting squirrels
 Capitals of the Austrian provinces
squirrel, city, population

Which squirrels live in the capitals of the Austrian provinces? Where can I get information about the number of squirrels there?

01.05.2017 - 30.06.2017
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ObstVerrückt
 Austria
fruits, trees, climate change

Let’s talk about fruits! Where do they grow? When do they ripen? When is the blossom of apricots in the Wachau in Lower Austria? Are plants influenced by climate change?

01.04.2014 - 30.09.2016
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OnlineLabs4All
 independent of location
online labs, experiments, ideas

In "OnlineLabs4All" citizen scientists supported the development of adaptive reusable interfaces for online labs.

01.11.2014 - 31.10.2016
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Let's have a look at our meadows!
 Austria
Arnica, Wasp Spider, biodiversity

Where is the Wasp Spider on the rise as a result of global warming? Where can you still find the medicinal plant Arnica?

25.03.2015 - 31.12.2016
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Playing against phishing
 Austria
phishing, games, spam

What is phishing? Which fraudulent strategies do criminals use to get their hands on personal data?

01.05.2017 - 30.06.2017
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Search for the Swedish Narrow Headed Ant
 Inner Oetz Valley
ant, Oetz Valley, distribution

The project investigated the distribution of the endangered Swedish Narrow Headed Ant in the Inner Oetz Valley.

01.05.2015 - 31.12.2016
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Wasser schafft
 Austria
water, measurement, nutrient contamination

Do stream regulations have an adverse effect on water and sediment quality? Which differences between regulated and natural streams can be detected in the chemical composition?

01.01.2015 - 30.09.2017
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YAPES
 independent of location
politics, youth, everyday experiences

Teenagers were invited to collect and share their daily political experiences.

01.12.2014 - 30.06.2016
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