Issue 03, Special Issue: Citizen Science, Part II, 2016

Issue 03, Special Issue: Citizen Science, Part II, 2016

20/04/2016

This issue forms Part II of JCOM's collection of articles and essays exploring the field of citizen science. Here I introduce the articles in Part II,...

20/04/2016

Community-based water monitoring (CBWM) provides essential baseline information on watershed health and engages the public in science, but those involved...

20/04/2016

Despite the rapid expansion of citizen-based monitoring, data from these programs remain underutilized by natural resource managers, perhaps due to...

20/04/2016

The participation of non-professionally trained people in so-called citizen science (CS) projects is a much discussed topic at the moment. Frequently,...

20/04/2016

Volunteer water quality monitors represent the intersection between citizen science and environmental stewardship. Understanding what motivates...

20/04/2016

Online citizen science projects have demonstrated their usefulness for research, however little is known about the potential benefits for volunteers. We...

20/04/2016

There is growing recognition that effective science communication should not merely focus on addressing scientific literacy but must also open dialogue...

20/04/2016

We investigate the development of scientific content knowledge of volunteers participating in online citizen science projects in the Zooniverse (...