Citizen science continues to grow, potentially increasing competition among projects to recruit and retain volunteers interested in participating.
This paper provides an analysis of the implementation and the outcomes of Scienza Attiva, an Italian national project for secondary school students, that
This issue forms Part II of JCOM's collection of articles and essays exploring the field of citizen science.
Community-based water monitoring (CBWM) provides essential baseline information on watershed health and engages the public in science, but those involved
Despite the rapid expansion of citizen-based monitoring, data from these programs remain underutilized by natural resource managers, perhaps due to qualit
The participation of non-professionally trained people in so-called citizen science (CS) projects is a much discussed topic at the moment.
Volunteer water quality monitors represent the intersection between citizen science and environmental stewardship.
Online citizen science projects have demonstrated their usefulness for research, however little is known about the potential benefits for volunteers.
There is growing recognition that effective science communication should not merely focus on addressing scientific literacy but must also open dialogue be
We investigate the development of scientific content knowledge of volunteers participating in online citizen science projects in the Zooniverse (
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