Dr Geoff V. Merrett
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Davide Reaches Out for Cicadas

9th June 2013

Davide at New Forest BioBlitz, 2013
Davide at New Forest BioBlitz, 2013
Davide Zilli has had a summer of presentations and outreach activities, to engage the public in his research into the use of smartphones in biodiversity monitoring.

The New Forest Cicada is the only cicada native to the UK and, having not been seen for many years, is at great danger of becoming extinct.Davide's research is investigating whether or not the millions of annual visitors to the New Forest National Park can be turned into mobile biodiversity sensors, using the smartphones that they carry.

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