Scent has launched the Scent Appathon – a competition for developers to build a new smartphone app to train citizen scientists in environmental monitoring. You can take part and be in with the chance of winning a trip to Athens to present your app at the Scent Showcase. Read more
Ecologist with the Romanian Ornithological Society, Kinga Cîmpan shares her experiences of organising and taking part in the Scent citizen science pilot campaigns on the Danube Delta in Romania. Read more
On 20-21 June 2019, the Scent project will host the Scent Showcase in Athens, Greece. This is an opportunity for you to experience the new innovations in environmental monitoring. Read more
More than 10,000 pieces of valuable environmental data were collected by Scent volunteers during Scent pilot campaigns in Athens, Greece and the Danube Delta, Romania in 2018. Take a look at our new infographic with all the statistics from our first campaigns.
You can now read a round up of the media coverage for the first Scent pilot campaigns here.
You can now watch the new Scent animation with subtitles in Greek and Romanian. Read more
The Scent project has a new LinkedIn page you can follow for project developments and for interesting news from the world of citizen science. Read more
More than 300 school students in Romania and Athens are taking part in the recently developed Scent Education Programme. The students, between the ages of 11 and 12 ,are taking part in special pilots of the new programme which was designed by the Scent project to engage students in local, national and international environmental issues. Read more
You can now watch a new animated video about the Scent project. Read more
• Scientists from the EU-funded Scent research project have developed two new gaming apps, Scent Explore and Scent Measure, to monitor changes in the environment in flood-prone regions.
• Scent Explore enables citizens to monitor river parameters, such as water level and velocity, and Scent Measure measures soil moisture and air temperature – helping to improve the accuracy of land use/land cover maps and flood models.
• Scent is looking for volunteers to test the new apps in the flood-prone region of Attica, Greece between 15 and 18 November 2018.
• Become a ‘citizen scientist’, visit the beautiful areas near the Kifissos river and make your contribution towards the protection of the local environment by taking part in the pilot testing of the Scent project. Register here. Read more
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 688930.