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Mosquito Alert: Tiger Mosquito Dataset

Description :

 Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) observations done by citizen scientists using the Mosquito Alert app. It includes reports from citizens tagged by them as "adult mosquito", that contain at least one picture and that it has been evaluated by entomological experts. According to these experts, the picture/s of this observation could be tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus): their taxonomic features can be clearly seen in the picture/s, especially the white stripe on head and thorax (confirmed observations); or only some characteristic features can be observed, but it could be this species nonetheless (probable observations).

Link GBIF portal : https://www.gbif.org/dataset/1fef1ead-3d02-495e-8ff1-6aeb01123408

Project :
Title : Mosquito Alert
Abstract : Mosquito Alert is a citizen science observatory to investigate and control mosquito-borne diseases. It brings citizens, schools, scientists and managers of public health and the environment to fight against the tiger mosquito and the yellow fever mosquito, vectors of Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya. Observations of these species and their breeding sites are collected via the Mosquito Alert mobile phone app and shared in an interactive online map, after going through a process of expert (entomologists) and crowd validation. Public and private bodies in charge of mosquito surveillance and control use the data to assist surveillance and control tasks in their territories.  The project was initially focused in Spain, altough participants can send observations from all around the world. Some pilot initiatives exist elsewhere (e.g. Hong Kong). It is coordinated by three public institutions in Spain in the field of scientific research: CREAF (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals), ICREA (Institución Catalana de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados) and CEAB-CSIC (Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Blanes). The project has the support from several public and private institutions.
Funding : Mosquito Alert has been supported by Obra Social "la Caixa". It is cofunded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (MINECO), the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and Dipsalut.
Contact : Oltra Aitana (POINT_OF_CONTACT)
Le jeu de données diffusé est issu d'un traitement automatique appliqué sur les données issues du GBIF. Les règles de l'INPN et plus globalement du SINP (en termes de périmètre et de contrôle sur les données) peuvent impliquer que l'ensemble des données du jeu source ne soit pas restitué dans le SINP.
 The disseminated dataset stems from an automatic treatment applied to data coming from GBIF. INPN rules, and more generally SINP rules (in terms of perimeter and data quality controls) may imply that the whole of the source dataset might not be provided on the SINP platform. 


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Dates publication :

Premiere diffusion : 26/09/2019 
Dernière mise à jour : 26/09/2019  

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 1 espèces 
 1 taxons 

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