Citizen Scientist: e-Mammal Lab
The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s Conservation Ecology Center in Front Royal, Virginia, is seeking a volunteer to assist in the data entry of eMammal images. The eMammal program allows citizen scientists to work in collaboration with researchers at the Smithsonian Institution and North Carolina State University, in a mission to document mammals throughout the world. Within this, eMammal is a tool for processing, storing and analyzing camera trap data, these photos help researchers answer questions about mammal distribution and abundance, and to use this information for conservation management of wildlife.
The eMammal Lab is currently seeking a volunteer to assist with data entry of images. Please note this is an office-based volunteer opportunity.Volunteers must be able to commit to at least one day per week for a minimum of six months. Times are from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (weekends not available).