Exploration of an atlas of collaboratives begins…

By: Greg Newman

Ch’aska and I have begun exploring the needs for an atlas of collaborative conservation groups and possible implementation ides for such an atlas. Our work has been informed and guided by the initial vision of the CCC for such an atlas. Our explorations have seen us discuss existing systems, document metadata each existing system has been compiling about groups they list in their directories/repositories, discuss web APIs and website development options with developers, and begin to devise mock-ups of what such an atlas would look like. Current ideas are to support citizen science using CitSci.org APIs and to re-design the CCC’s CCLN for a new atlas. Stay tuned for more updates on our progress…