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Scent mid-term review meeting in Brussels

Looking back, looking ahead

On Thursday 17th May 2018 the Scent consortium, the European Commission Project Officer and the external reviewer gathered for the project’s mid-term review meeting in the heart of the EU. The Scent project team presented the work conducted in the first 18 months and outlined the next steps and plans for future activities. Read more

Scent at Nordic Game 2018

Scent partner XTeam Software Solutions srls took part in the annual Nordic Game conference held in Malmö, Sweden on 23-25 May 2018. Nordic Game is a leading game conference in Europe and serves as a venue for developers, publishers, and financial backers to meet, network and catch up on the latest news in the world of gaming. This year, Nordic Game hosted over 2,000 professionals in the field. Read more

WeObserve launches its first Communities of Practice

Are you interested in citizen science and citizens’ observatories? Join a WeObserve Community of Practice!

The WeObserve project will launch its first three Communities of Practice at the Citizen Science Workshop Day of the 2nd International ECSA Conference at the University of Geneva on 6th June 2018.

Read more and register for the CoP launch workshop here: https://www.weobserve.eu/launch-weobserve-communities-practice/

Scent Spotlight series – Kinga Cîmpan, Romanian Ornithological Society

In today’s Spotlight feature we are pleased to introduce the Romanian Ornithological Society (SOR) and Kinga Cîmpan, Ecologist at SOR.

SOR is an independent non-governmental organisation founded in 1990. It is Romania’s largest wildlife conservation charity aiming to conserve and study wild bird species, their habitats and sites in Romania. SOR strives to increase people’s awareness of environmental sustainability and works for the protection of biodiversity and bird fauna. As the Romanian partner of BirdLife International, SOR carries out its policy and strategy with a joint global target: conservation of birds and their habitats. Read more

Meet the Scent Explore gaming characters!

Our partners from XTeam are making good progress on the development of the Scent Explore gaming app. The app will be launched this summer, and you can already have a sneak peek at the game by checking out the cute animal characters:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIsYktdt5p8RJUwCMA_ESFg

Scent plenary meeting in Trento

The latest Scent plenary meeting was held on 20–22 March in Trento, Italy. The three-day project meeting was hosted by Trento-based project partner U-Hopper on their brand-new Impact Hub premises. 20 partners representing all 10 partner organisations gathered in the Alpine town to discuss project progress, exchange ideas and agree on next steps. Read more

Scent Spotlight series – Athanasios Chaldeakis, Region of Attica

In today’s Spotlight feature, we are proud to present Scent partner Region of Attica and Athanasios Chaldeakis, Project Manager of Scent on behalf of Region of Attica.

Region of Attica is the regional authority governing the wider area of the Athens metropolis. Read more

Scent Spotlight series – Harris Georgiou, Hellenic Rescue Team of Attica

We recently spoke to Harris Georgiou, volunteer with the Hellenic Rescue Team of Attica (HRTA).

HRTA is an independent non-profit organisation, a union of citizens and a community centre consisting entirely of volunteers who offer their time, expertise, knowledge and personal effort to assist fellow citizens in cases of emergency. Read more

Scent at SCI:COM 2017 in Dublin

Scent participated in SCI:COM, the largest science communication event in Ireland, on Thursday 7th December 2017.

This year, the focus of SCI:COM was on involvement and collaboration in research. The conference offered a full day of thought-provoking discussions and talks by inspirational speakers on engaging topics. Key questions included how to successfully work with the public, how to get new people on board and how to widen the engagement with communities we don’t currently reach. As Scent is all about involving citizens in science, SCI:COM was highly relevant to the project and offered new insights into citizen engagement strategies.    Read more

Scent at the First Italian Citizen Science Conference in Rome

The First Italian Citizen Science Conference was held at the headquarters of the Italian National Research Council in Rome 23-25 November 2017.

The conference constitutes the first Italian national initiative addressing Citizen Science. The event placed special emphasis on environmental sciences and offered an arena for a broad range of activities designed to facilitate knowledge sharing and the exchange of best practices and perspectives and discussions on programmes, methods etc. Read more

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Publications

Scent Publications

Journal articles, conference abstracts, conference posters


Journal articles



Title: Citizen observations contributing to flood modelling: opportunities and challenges
Authors: Thaine Herman Assumpção, Ioana Popescu and Andreja Jonoski (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education), Dimitri P. Solomatine (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Water Resources Section, Delft University of Technology)
Conference: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017
23–28 April 2017
Vienna, Austria
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: https://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci-discuss.net/hess-2017-456/hess-2017-456.pdf


Title: Smart Toolbox for Engaging Citizens into a People-Centric Observation Web – Scent
Authors: Athanasia Tsertou (Institute of Communications and Computer Systems), Iulian Nichersu (Danube Delta National Institute)
Journal: Buletinul AGIR (AGIR Scientific Bulletin), issue 4/2017
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1232293


Conference abstracts



Title: Scent – Smart Toolbox for Engaging Citizens into a People-Centric Observation Web
Authors: Athanasia Tsertou, Angelos Amditis, Antreas Kallioras and Nikos Frangakis (Institute of Communications and Computer Systems), Benjamin Cohen (IBM Research Haifa), Andreja Jonoski, Ioana Popescu and Paolo Paron (IHE Institute for Water Education), Iulian Nichersu (Danube Delta National Institute), Daniele Miorandi (U-Hopper srl), Tony Hughes and Eddie Shaw (Carr Communications), Luca Simeone (XTeam Software Solutions), Marianna Markou (Hellenic Rescue Team Attica), Dan Hulea (Romanian Ornithological Society) and Maria Miska (Attica Region)
Conference: INSPIRE 2016
26-28 September 2016
Barcelona, Spain
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/events/conferences/inspire_2016/schedule/submissions/345.html


Title: Challenges of citizen science contributions to modelling hydrodynamics of floods
Authors: Thaine Herman Assumpção, Ioana Popescu and Andreja Jonoski (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education), Dimitri P. Solomatine (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Water Resources Section, Delft University of Technology)
Conference: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017
23–28 April 2017
Vienna, Austria
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2017/EGU2017-17841.pdf


Title: Expert Judgement Assessment & Scent Ontological Analysis
Authors: Iulian Nichersu, Iuliana Nichersu, Eugenia Marin, Florentina Sela, Marian Mierla, Cristian Trifanov (Danube Delta National Institute)
Conference: Deltas and Wetlands – 25th Symposium
18-21 May 2017
Tulcea, Romania
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: http://ddni.ro/wps/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/DELTAS-AND-WETLANDS_vol_4_2017.pdf (page 39)


Title: Scent: Citizen Sourced Data in Support of Environmental Monitoring
Authors: Athanasia Tsertou, George Athanasiou and Andreas Kallioras (Institute of Communications and Computer Systems), Andreja Jonoski, Ioana Popescu and Thaine Herman Assumpção (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education) and Iulian Nichersu (Danube Delta National Institute)
Conference: CSCS21-2017: The 21th International Conference on Control Systems and Computer Science
29-31 May 2017
Bucharest, Romania
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/7968621/


Title: Scent: Smart Toolbox for Engaging Citizens into a People-Centric Observation Web
Authors: Harris Georgiou and Thanos Konstantakis (Hellenic Rescue Team Attica), Angelos Amditis and Athanasia Tsertou (Institute of Communications and Computer Systems), Benjamin Cohen (IBM Research Haifa), Ioana Popescu and Andreja Jonoski (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education), Iulian Nichersu and Eugenia Marin (Danube Delta National Institute), Iacopo Carreras and Andrea Cuoghi (U-Hopper srl), Linda Henriksson and Amy Hume (Carr Communications), Silvia Brandalesi and Luca Simeone (XTeam Software Solutions), Emil Todorov (Romanian Ornithological Society), Mary Miska and Dimitra Alexopoulou (Attica Region)
Conference: SafeAthens 2017
28-30 June 2017
Athens, Greece
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1172703


Title: Generation of geo-referenced Orthomosaics and Digital Elevation Models from aerial images obtained with UAVs – a silo case study as a trial for Scent project
Authors: Cristian Trifanov, Iulian Nichersu, Alexandru Păun, Marian Mierla (Danube Delta National Institute)
Conference: GEOPREVI Symposium
14-15 September 2017
Bucharest, Romania
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1209859


Title: Scent Toolbox System Architecture
Authors: Anna Antonakopoulou, Theodoros Theodoropoulos, Athanasia Tsertou and Angelos Amditis (Institute of Communications and Computer Systems), Daniele Miorandi (U-Hopper srl), Benjamin Cohen (IBM Research Haifa), Riccardo Braga and Stefano Tamascelli (XTeam Software Solutions) and Andreja Jonoski (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education)
Conference: First Italian Citizen Science Conference
23-25 November 2017
Rome, Italy
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: http://www.citizensciencerome2017.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Volume-ABSTRACTS_COMPLETO.pdf (page 135)


Title: Scent citizen observatories: considerations on the use of gamification in citizen science projects
Authors: Luca Simeone (XTeam Software Solutions and Aalborg University), Stefano Tamascelli (XTeam Software Solutions) and Daniele Miorandi (U-Hopper srl)
Conference: First Italian Citizen Science Conference
23-25 November 2017
Rome, Italy
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: http://www.citizensciencerome2017.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Volume-ABSTRACTS_COMPLETO.pdf (page 140)


Title: Scent citizen observatories: considerations on the use of gamification in citizen science projects
Authors: Luca Simeone (XTeam Software Solutions and Aalborg University), Stefano Tamascelli (XTeam Software Solutions) and Daniele Miorandi (U-Hopper srl)
Conference: First Italian Citizen Science Conference
23-25 November 2017
Rome, Italy
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: http://www.citizensciencerome2017.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Volume-ABSTRACTS_COMPLETO.pdf (page 140)


Conference presentations



Title: Scent – Smart Toolbox for Engaging Citizens into a People – Centric Observation Web
Presented by: Athanasia Tsertou (Institute of Communications and Computer Systems)
Conference: INSPIRE 2016
26-28 September 2016
Barcelona, Spain
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/pr_searchx.cfm?i=5&id_search=50053


Title: Citizens’ observatories to fill data gaps: What are the secrets to engaging citizens?
Session 2
Co-presented by: Linda Henriksson and Amy Hume (Carr Communications)
Title: From OGS SOS to SensorThings API The Scent journey to CO Data harmonization
Session 9
Presented by: Athanasia Tsertou (Institute of Communications and Computer Systems)
Title: Data Quality in Scent
Session 15
Presented by: Athanasia Tsertou (Institute of Communications and Computer Systems)
Conference: GEO European Projects Workshop
19-21 June 2017
Helsinki, Finland
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: https://ec.europa.eu/easme/en/european-geo-workshop-2017


Title: Scent: A Smart Toolbox for Engaging Citizens into a People-Centric Observation Web
Author: Harris Georgiou (Hellenic Rescue Team Attica)
Conference: Pan-Hellenic Conference on Informatics (PCI 2017)
28-30 September 2017
Larissa, Greece
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1161148
SUMMARY AT: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1172705


Title: Scent – Smart Toolbox for Engaging Citizens into a People-Centric Observation Web
Presented by: Maria Krommyda (Institute of Communications and Computer Systems)
Conference: GEO-XIV Plenary
25-26 October 2017
Washington, DC, USA
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: https://swfound.org/media/206006/2-geoss-24-10-iccs-maria-krommyda.pdf


Conference posters



Title: Scent – Smart Toolbox for Engaging Citizens into a People-Centric Observation Web
Presented by: Maria Krommyda (Institute of Communications and Computer Systems)
Conference: GEO-XIV Plenary
25-26 October 2017
Washington, DC, USA
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1172713


Title: Scent Toolbox System Architecture
Authors: Anna Antonakopoulou, Theodoros Theodoropoulos, Athanasia Tsertou and Angelos Amditis (Institute of Communications and Computer Systems), Daniele Miorandi (U-Hopper srl), Benjamin Cohen (IBM Research Haifa), Riccardo Braga and Stefano Tamascelli (XTeam Software Solutions) and Andreja Jonoski (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education)
Conference: First Italian Citizen Science Conference
23-25 November 2017
Rome, Italy
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: http://www.citizensciencerome2017.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/POSTER-CON-ELENCO.pdf (no. 43)


Title: Scent citizen observatories: considerations on the use of gamification in citizen science projects
Authors: Luca Simeone (XTeam Software Solutions and Aalborg University), Stefano Tamascelli (XTeam Software Solutions) and Daniele Miorandi (U-Hopper srl)
Conference: First Italian Citizen Science Conference
23-25 November 2017
Rome, Italy
VIEW/DOWNLOAD: http://www.citizensciencerome2017.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/POSTER-CON-ELENCO.pdf (no. 47)

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