Name of the organization/project in the original language: 
TU Braunschweig, Abteilung für Landschaftsökologie und Umweltsystemanalyse
Name of the organization/project in English: 
TU Braunschweig, Landscape Ecology and Environmental Systems Analysis
Please select the type of your organization/project: 
Research institute
Please indicate the mandate/goals/activities of your organization/project.: 
The department of Landscape Ecology and Environmental Systems Analysis belongs to TU Braunschweig's Institute of Geoecology. Our work generally focuses on the understanding of the relationships between patterns, pro­cesses, and functions in dynamic landscapes as well as the development of models for the con­servation and sustainable manage­ment of species, landscapes, and related ecosystem functions and services. Therefore, our key tool is modelling.
How are you performing research on Citizen Science, taking part in Citizen Science activities and/or supporting Citizen Science?: 
Yes, we performed CS projects; we used announcements in local newspapers; public information events; interviews and surveys at each participant's garden
Name of Citizen Science Project: 
Ticks in gardens
Brief description of project: 
Landscape Epidemiology/Tick ecology: More than 100 garden owners in and around the city of Braunschweig provided access to their gardens for tick sampling and gave information about garden management.