Dan Rademacher

Dan Rademacher is editorial director at Bay Nature Institute, publisher of Bay Nature magazine and producer of, the Bay Area's resource for nature news, trails, and nature-related events. He's a cofounder of, bringing together technologists, environmental professionals, citizen scientists, and anyone interested in tech and nature. He's also a former professional cabinetmaker and ardent maker of of things, from home-canned jam to custom furniture.

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Smartphone Apps Enable a New Phenomenon: the Grassroots ‘Bio-blitz’

KQED Science | May 17, 2013 | 4 Comments

Smartphone Apps Enable a New Phenomenon: the Grassroots ‘Bio-blitz’

Traditional bioblitzes often include scientists intensively collecting specimens over a 24-hour period. That takes special equipment and, depending on the species and the park, special permits. But with help from smartphones, just about anyone can produce a remarkable quantity of usable data.

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