SANParks Workshop 2016

Somecon organized a workshop for SANParks personnel and scientists at Skukuza, South-Africa on 11.3.2016.


09:00 – 10:00 Introduction to social media data for conservation scienceEnrico Di Minin & Tuuli Toivonen
10:20 – 10:45 Extracting research data from social media platforms, Henrikki Tenkanen
10:45 – 11:05 Analysing spatial and temporal patterns of people/other species using social media data, Vuokko Heikinheimo
11:05 – 12:00 Analysing tourists’ activities and preferences for nature-based experiences using social media, Anna Hausmann
13:00 – 15:00 Round table discussions on what social media data shows and what not:

  • General spatial and temporal patterns of people
  • Patterns of people and species in Kruger
  • Is social media data useful for SANParks?
15:00 – 16:00 Optional for those interested: Questions, answers and hands-on advice