To collect and analyze big data about bee-flower interactions on the Georgia Tech campus and beyond to inform property owners and policy makers about how land use can support pollinator health.
Issues Involved or Addressed
Native and non-native bee dynamics, Evaluation of suitability ornamental and native plants as bee forage, Evaluation of scale and composition of planting areas as bee habitat, Use of mobile apps for data collection by the general public.
Methods and Technologies
Academic Majors of Interest
Preferred Interests and Preparation
BIO – Background/interest in ecology and mathematical models in biology
CS/CM/CmpE – Background/interest in databases, mobile applications.
Arch/City Planning/Civil Eng/EnvEng – Background/interest in GIS