January 28, 2004 3:25 PM   Subscribe

CyberTracker is a program that allows users with GPS-linked handheld computers to record, collect and analyze observations in the field, thereby improving scientists' ability to monitor changes in an ecosystem and turning traditional tracking into a modern scientific profession. [Via World Changing.]
posted by homunculus (2 comments total)
This reminds me of the Saami Network Connectivity Project.
posted by homunculus at 3:37 PM on January 28, 2004

..the ancient hunter-gatherer practice [of tracking animals] represents nothing less than the origins of science. Tracking an animal requires a process of making observations and testing hypotheses that is akin to scientific reasoning.
posted by stbalbach at 5:33 PM on January 28, 2004

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