Follow usFacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedInYouTube

GroundTruth 2.0

The Ground Truth 2.0 partnership aims to aggregate citizen science data in a useful quality-controlled space to influence change with decision and policy makers.

Earthwatch is proud to be part of the 14-partner consortium, made up of leaders in technology, public and policymaker engagement, citizen science and environmental research.

About the partnership

Six citizen science observatories in Europe and Africa enable citizens to share data about the environment and take on a new, crucial role in environmental monitoring, decision making, cooperative planning and environmental stewardship.

Earthwatch enables the customisation and upscaling of technologies and takes an active role in the Swedish citizen scientist observatory. The key challenge for the Swedish observatory is the deteriorating water health due to current lifestyle choices and consumption patterns. The FreshWater Watch toolkit allows people to monitor the ecological status and water health of a local fresh water body in the Mälaren area of Sweden.

Earthwatch partners with IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, HydroLogic Research, AKVO, Tygron, VITO, StarLab, Upande Limited, WWF Zambia, Gavagai, TAHMO-KEN, Altran, Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF) and the Stockholm University Department of Computer and Systems Sciences on this project.

Ground Truth 2.0 is led by the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education and runs for three years from September 1st, 2016. The project is funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 689744.






Sign up
Earthwatch Europe

Creating Knowledge. Inspiring Action.

Contact us

Tel: +44 (0)1865 318838
© 2018 Earthwatch Institute. All rights reserved.
Earthwatch Institute (Europe) is a registered charity in England and Wales, no. 1094467.
Sign up to our newsletter
We will never sell or share your personal details for marketing purposes. We will respect your privacy; you can change how we contact you at any time. Your details will be held on Earthwatch’s secure database in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations.

Teacher Resource Downloads

Get access to free resources for you to build your own lesson plans to engage and inspire your students. Complete the form for access to our resources:

Our website uses Cookies

By using our site you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more about cookies, including how to disable them, and how we collect your personal data and what we use it for. Read our cookie policy.