Category Archives: challenges

#FSC Hack Winners

The very last thing we did on Sunday was to review all the hacks and present the prizes for best hacks, immediately after which began the task of clearing up and driving home, hence the delay in reporting back to … Continue reading

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Guest post from Helen Purves of BBC Knowledge & Learning

Helen Purves of BBC Knowledge and learning shares some thoughts on how the curriculum can help shape her team’s hack on instant analysis of data. Continue reading

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#FSCHack Day, Day One

Live blogging from the first ever Field Studies Hack Day, in Slapton, Devon. Continue reading

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Challenges Collated

The blog navigation now includes the Challenges option above, where we’ve started to collate  these calls to innovation.  As specific ideas get more fleshed out we will create individual pages for them, but for now, that’s where the challenges will … Continue reading

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Some new challenges to think about

•    Fieldwork apps – step by step guides. Better transfer of information from iPads to laptops, also to include graph drawing ( possibly stats). For instance: collect plant abundance data from a transect on the beach, and instantly create graphs (and … Continue reading

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A SLNNR App

How about an app like the one for Taronga Zoo, for Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve?

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More challenges – these ones to get the palms sweating!

From Peter Scarth Some Random Ideas for #FSCHack Day Build a rugged self powered camera system to capture a time series of imagery for things like: •    Beach state classification e.g. <http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2006.877758&gt; •    Bird/vertebrate “camera trapping” e.g. <http://nestbox.dyndns.info:8080/&gt; •    Capturing … Continue reading

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