Using social media to observe wildlife distribution in the UK

William Dunn

Supervised by Chris B Jones, Moderated by Frank C Langbein

Utilising data taken from social media sites (Potentially Flickr, Instagram, Twitter) to plot animal sightings on a UK map. Functionality to include the ability to move through historical data in order to determine whether certain species of animals are more common in specific parts of the UK throughout the year. Project to be focused mainly on research, but to extend to a publicly available web based prototype if time constraints allow.

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