Thanks for joining this discussion. You make some good points that my co-authors and I will definitely discuss. On consent, I take your point but I work in a region where one cannot conduct research without local approval which is built into mandatory governmental research... (read more)
I am resurrecting this thread as WILDLABS is currently planning an online tutorial on camera trap repairs in the field on 23rd July at 11 AM ET on which I'll be co-presenting. Do join then if the topic is still of interest! Also, if you've got repair tips you'd be willing... (read more)
Dear all Wildlabs members,
If you are a biologist, scientist, researcher or conservationist, please help us fill out the survey or connect us to both institutions that you know or your friends and colleagues for our research “Science and technology application for Wildlife Conservation... (read more)
Your diagramme shows a USB connection between the camera and the RPi. What kind of camera is it? Also, does this mean the RPi lives with the camera in the field?
Very interesting work.
-harold (read more)
This forum is for questions that we couldn't get to during the event. Here are some to get the conversation started, and please feel free to ask your own.
- Where should I be sharing data?
- How can we best collaborate?
- How can we encourage non-... (read more)
Hi! I've been working in the background on a project to try to push the world of wildlife camera trapping into new formats by looking for ways to hack 360 cameras. I want scientists and conservationists to have a tool that frees them a bit from the "placement bias" of standard camera traps, and... (read more)
I have exactly the same questions!
Over the last few years there has been a proliferation of cheap camera traps flooding the market (Apeman, Distianert, Crenova...the list is long). I wouldn't normally recommend budget cameras like these (<$100) for research (... (read more)
There was a talk recently at ZSL where a similar thing was found using camera traps studying wild pigs in the Osa Penisula. Tracking and other audio evidence showed that the pigs populations were circumnavigating camera traps which appeared to be giving a reduced level of detection.
@... (read more)