Author: Greta

RCIS 2022 paper: ontologies for sustainability

corals and fishes in dry tortugas

The paper “Conceptual Integration for Social-Ecological Systems: An Ontological Approach”, which demonstrates an application of ontological analysis in the sustainability context, has been accepted and presented at the 16th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS 2022). The paper proposes an ontological clarification and a conceptual integration of two social-ecological systems framework elements, social-ecological system… Read more »

Gender gap in STEM: playing Mind the Gap at RCIS 2022

Mind the Gap board game

Our paper “Conceptual Integration for Social-Ecological Systems: An Ontological Approach” has been accepted and presented at the 16th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS 2022) which was held in Barcelona (Spain). During the conference were discussed several important topics, including gender equality within the field. For example, Prof. Dr. Florence S├Ędes from… Read more »

Prototyping! Water temperature sensor

Today we had a look at some of the internals for the next phase of the data buoy project, water quality sensing. This is an extension of the wave dynamics monitoring, and in this first session we laid out the circuitry for one of the four Atlas Scientific sensors from whitebox.ch we will be using,… Read more »

Research dives in Ponta do Lazareto

Our current project in Madeira (see https://islandfutures.net/databuoy/) involves quite a lot of diving plans and subsurface activity in the test site at Ponta do Lazareto, Madeira. Some tasks are simply manual labor underwater, but we consider it all ‘scientific diving’ as the diving is a tool for our research. There are two main entries and… Read more »