Atelier Gen2BIO 2016: Des œufs de raies aux jeux vidéos, les sciences participatives rapprochent sciences et société !
30 Mar 2016 | Presentation Slides | Contributor(s): yvan le bras, Olivier Collin
Support utilisé pendant l'atelier Gen2BIO 2016 dédié aux sciences participatives
From Nature methods: Mapping proteins with spatial proteomics
02 Sep 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Vivien Mars
The original resource is available here
A number of techniques address the location of proteins within cells.
Cyberinfrastructure for Joint Research in Qinghai Lake Nature Reserve
15 Aug 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Luo Ze, Zhou Yuanchun, Li Jian, Shao Jing, Yang Tao, Wang Jinyi, Lei Fumin, Li Tianxian, Xing Zhi, Yan Baoping
This paper introduces the Cyberinfrastructure and e-Science application of joint research in the Qinghai Lake National Nature Reserve, supporting cross-disciplinary, cross-organizational and...
Volunteer health and emotional wellbeing in marine protected areas
15 Aug 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Rebecca Sarah Koss, Jonathon ‘Yotti’ Kingsley
Citizen science monitoring programs in the marine environment frequently focus on volunteer collected data precision for conservation and resource use of marine biota. Few studies have examined...
Evaluating the Performance of Volunteers in Mapping Invasive Plants in Public Conservation Lands
02 Jul 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Rebecca C. Jordan, Wesley R. Brooks, David V. Howe, Joan G. Ehrenfeld
Citizen science programs are touted as useful tools for engaging the public in science and for collecting important data for scientists and resource managers. To accomplish the latter, it must be...
Data-intensive science applied to broad-scale citizen science
26 Jun 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Wesley M. Hochachka, Daniel Fink, Rebecca A. Hutchinson, Daniel Sheldon, Weng-Keen Wong, Steve Kelling
Identifying ecological patterns across broad spatial and temporal extents requires novel approaches and methods for acquiring, integrating and modeling massive quantities of diverse data. For...
La réactualisation de la contribution des amateurs à la botanique
26 Jun 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Lorna Heaton, Florence Millerand, Élodie Crespel, Serge Proulx
D’importantes mutations techniques, organisationnelles et institutionnelles sont en voie de modifier en profondeur les modalités de la production scientifique et de reconfigurer la relation...
Assessing citizen science data quality: an invasive species case study
26 Jun 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Alycia W. Crall, Gregory J. Newman, Thomas J. Stohlgren, Kirstin A. Holfelder, Jim Graham, Donald M. Waller
An increase in the number of citizen science programs has prompted an examination of their ability to provide data of sufficient quality. We tested the ability of volunteers relative to...
Creating a Successful Citizen Science Model to Detect and Report Invasive Species
26 Jun 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Travis Gallo, Damon Waitt
The Invaders of Texas program is a successful citizen science program in which volunteers survey and monitor invasive plants throughout Texas. Invasive plants are being introduced at alarming...
Educating citizens about their coastal environments: beach profiling in the Coastwatch project
26 Jun 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Maria Adelaide Ferreira, Lurdes Soares, Francisco Andrade
The Coastwatch (CW) project is aimed at monitoring the coastline with the involvement of volunteers. Between 2003 and 2007 a beach profiling method was informally proposed to CW participants in...
The Value, Limitations, and Challenges of Employing Local Experts in Conservation Research
26 Jun 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Mark Elbroch, Tuyen H. Mwampamba, Maria J. Santos, Maxime Zylberberg, Louis Liebenberg, James Minye, Christopher Mosser, Erin Reddy
Evidence suggests that the involvement of local people in conservation work increases a project's chances of success. Involving citizen scientists in research, however, raises questions about data...
Co-producing conservation and knowledge: Citizen-based sea turtle monitoring in North Carolina, USA
26 Jun 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Myriah L. Cornwell, Lisa M. Campbell
In this paper we examine a volunteer-based sea turtle management project run by the state of North Carolina, USA, to explore collaborative conservation and citizen science. Through this case...
A review of citizen science and community-based environmental monitoring: issues and opportunities
26 Jun 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Cathy C. Conrad, Krista G. Hilchey
Worldwide, decision-makers and nongovernment organizations are increasing their use of citizen volunteers to enhance their ability to monitor and manage natural resources, track species at risk,...
Public participation in soil surveys: lessons from a pilot study in England
26 Jun 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Bone J, Archer M, Barraclough D, Eggleton P, Flight D, Head M, Jones DT, Scheib C, Voulvoulis N
In many countries there are policies in place that impact on soils, but very few legislative or policy tools specifically for the protection of soil. Recent EU legislative proposals on soil...
Invasive Plant Atlas of New England: The Role of Citizens in the Science of Invasive Alien Species Detection
26 Jun 2015 | Documents | Contributor(s): Sarah T. Bois, John A. Silander Jr., Leslie J. Mehrhoff
In response to the global threat of invasive alien species, there has been a proliferation of volunteer-based monitoring programs. The valuable data sets collected through these programs...
Whale mAPP: mobile & web application to encourage citizen science contributions of marine mammal sightings
23 May 2015 | Presentation Slides | Contributor(s): Lei Lani Stelle, Melodi King
Citizen Science 2015, 11 - 12 Feb 2015, PS-Stelle
Citizen Science Association
Background / Purpose:
Traditional methods of gathering the data...