BTO approach to science

BTO is a world-leading institution whose reputation rests on the quality of its data and the rigour of analysis. A key strength of BTO is in the way it combines and integrates the efforts of its volunteers and scientists to provide results and information that has real impact.

Common Snipe. Niko Pekonen

As an organisation we are:

  • Inclusive and supportive
  • Impartial
  • Passionate
  • Collaborative and open to new ideas

We work hard to ensure the high quality of BTO data and we are committed to sharing data to maximise research potential and impact. We are committed to working towards our data being FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable). How we do this is detailed in the following documents on our website:

We expect our scientists to uphold the highest scientific standards and ensure their work is of high quality, by following:

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