Policy Briefs

Several policy briefs have been created as part of the COBWEB project (click to download PDF copies):

Welsh Government Policy Brief A: The Potential of Crowdsourced Environmental Data to Support Policy Making: A policy brief on the mid-point findings of the COBWEB project

Welsh Government Policy Brief B: Use of Crowdsourced Information to Validate the Accuracy of a Japanese Knotweed Distribution Map Derived from Earth Observation Data

EU Policy Brief: Invasive Alien Plant Species – Data Collection

Preview image of Welsh Government Policy Brief A: The Potential of Crowdsourced Environmental Data to Support Policy Making: A policy brief on the mid-point findings of the COBWEB project.    Preview image of Welsh Government Policy Brief B: Use of Crowdsourced Information to Validate the Accuracy of a Japanese Knotweed Distribution Map Derived from Earth Observation Data   Thumbnail of EU Policy Brief: Invasive Alien Plant Species - Data Collection   

These are stand alone briefings. For further reading on this area we recommend Value adding to crowdsourced data for decision making: Process model and accompanying report which describes how crowdsourced Citizen Observatory data may have value added and be used in decision making:

COBWEB D2.2 Value adding crowdsourced data decision making v1.pdf