Tom August

Computational Ecologist, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Tom is a computational ecologist at the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. His research focus on the use of technology to better our understanding of biodiversity, both through innovative data collection methods and engaging communication.

Tom comes from a background in field and applied ecology though now is applying AI methods to improve the quality and quantity of data that we collect about biodiversity. From remote monitoring stations and mobile applications, to natural language processing and virtual reality, Tom has shown that these novel methods can be used to improve our biodiversity research.

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