Fracking & Crowdcrafting

Fracking & Crowdcrafting

What do you think about fracking? Is it important? Are we getting the truth? In this presentation I show how a group of citizens managed to analyze the fracking activity in Pennsylvania state using the open source and science service Crowdcrafting.

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Daniel Lombraña González

February 20, 2014
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  1. Daniel Lombraña González

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  3. Fracking

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  6. Analyzing Fracking Skytruth

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  9. “2963 that might have had drilling and fracking activity occur

    sometime in or after 2005” Fracking sites
  10. Why these dates? “Because in 2005, 2008, and 2010, the

    U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Aerial Imagery Program (NAIP)”
  11. But more importantly “Because most of the drilling and fracking

    targeting the Marcellus Shale has happened since 2004”
  12. Let's do some math 3 years: 2005, 2008, 2010 ~

    3000 per year
  13. ~ 3000 per year Let's do some math Total ~

    9000 images
  14. Setting up the project 10 different volunteers reviewed each image

  15. Setting up the project 90k classifications 10 different volunteers reviewed

    each image
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  17. Results 233 people participated 29 days to complete all the

    analysis
  18. Results 2005 - 60 pads

  19. Results 2005 - 60 pads 2008 - 410 new pads

  20. Results 2005 - 60 pads 2008 - 410 new pads

    2010 - 1420 new pads
  21. Results

  22. Results

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  24. Results

  25. COOL! but, HOW?

  26. Powered by PYBOSSA

  27. Developed FOR - Scientists - Citizens - Amateurs - Volunteers

  28. Developed WITH - Python and HTML5 - 100% Open Source

    - 100% Open Science!
  29. In other words Developed for YOU

  30. In other words Developed for YOU with

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  32. Thanks! @teleyinex @crowdcrafting @PyBossa

  33. Credits (thanks for sharing your art!) Earth by barretr https://openclipart.org/detail/3320/earth-by-barretr

    Factory by IggyOblomov https://openclipart.org/detail/188595/factory-2---map-symbol-by- iggyoblomov-188595 NYC Dont Frack by Credo.Fracking http://www.flickr. com/photos/credofracking/8071675171/in/photostream/ Frack Busters by shadbuscollective http://www.flickr. com/photos/79055302@N03/7244541856/in/photostream/ Wellpad by Jason http://www.flickr.com/photos/woodhead/6833113933/in/photolist-bpPuHc- bpPvBD-bpPxKi-a75YJs-a73ezF/ User icon by Thekua https://openclipart.org/detail/177854/person-icon-by-thekua-177854 Clock by Kotik https://openclipart.org/detail/3578/-by--3578 Color Scheme http://www.colourlovers.com/palette/1930/cheer_up_emo_kid