Data from: Just Google it: assessing the use of Google Images to describe geographical variation in visible traits of organisms

Leighton GRM, Hugo PS, Roulin A, Amar A

Date Published: May 17, 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.0m370

 

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Title Black bear survey data
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Description Each row represents one image that appeared on a Google Images Search Engine Result Page (SERP). The column headings are as follows: survey_id - unique identifier of the survey result; comments - researcher's comments on the image; subspecies - black bear subspecies; age - black bear age (juvenile or adult); sex - black bear sex (male or female); photographer - name of photographer; colour_morph - black bear colour morph (black or non-black); image_usable - if image of black bear in western North America with colour morph visible (yes/no); state - state in USA where photograph taken; latitude - latitude at which photograph was taken in decimal degrees; longitude - longitude at which photograph was taken in decimal degrees; direct_link - the URL of the image on the internet; visible_link - the website on which the image appeared; search_name - human readable search description; search_query - search phrase entered into Google Images
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Title Barn owl survey data
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Description Each row represents one image that appeared on a Google Images Search Engine Result Page (SERP). The column headings are as follows: survey_id - unique identifier of the survey result; comments - researcher's comments on the image; age - barn owl age (juvenile/adult); sex - barn owl sex (male/female); photographer - name of photographer; colour_morph - barn owl colour morph score (1-8); spottiness - barn owl spottiness score (1-8); image_usable - if image of barn owl in region of interest with colour morph visible (yes/no); state - state in USA or area where photograph taken; country - country in which photograph taken; bucket - region in which photograph taken used in analyses; latitude - latitude at which photograph was taken in decimal degrees; longitude - longitude at which photograph was taken in decimal degrees; direct_link - the URL of the image on the internet; visible_link - the website on which the image appeared; search_name - human readable search description; search_query - search phrase entered into Google Images
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Title Black sparrowhawk survey data
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Description Each row represents one image that appeared on a Google Images Search Engine Result Page (SERP). The column headings are as follows: survey_id - unique identifier of the newer survey result; gce_id - unique identifier of the older survey result; comments - researcher's comments on the image; age - black sparrowhawk age (juvenile/adult); sex - black sparrowhawk sex (male/female); photographer - name of photographer; colour_morph - black sparrowhawk colour morph (dark/light); image_usable - if image of black sparrowhawk in South Africa with colour morph visible; location_name - name of the location where the photograph was taken; latitude - latitude at which photograph was taken in decimal degrees; longitude - longitude at which photograph was taken in decimal degrees; direct_link - the URL of the image on the internet; visible_link - the website on which the image appeared
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Title Crow survey data
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Description Each row represents one image that appeared on a Google Images Search Engine Result Page (SERP). The column headings are as follows: survey_id - unique identifier of the newer survey result; gce_id - unique identifier of the older survey result; comments - researcher's comments on the image; age - crow age (juvenile/adult); sex - crow sex (male/female); photographer - name of photographer; species - crow species (hooded crow/carrion crow); image_usable - if image of crow in Europe with species visible; region - region where the photograph was taken; latitude - latitude at which photograph was taken in decimal degrees; longitude - longitude at which photograph was taken in decimal degrees; direct_link - the URL of the image on the internet; visible_link - the website on which the image appeared; search_name - human readable search description; search_query - search phrase entered into Google Images
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When using this data, please cite the original publication:

Leighton GRM, Hugo PS, Roulin A, Amar A (2016) Just Google it: assessing the use of Google Images to describe geographical variation in visible traits of organisms. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7(9): 1060–1070. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210x.12562

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Leighton GRM, Hugo PS, Roulin A, Amar A (2016) Data from: Just Google it: assessing the use of Google Images to describe geographical variation in visible traits of organisms. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.0m370
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