Citizen science technologies and new opportunities for participation

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Highlights

• New technologies supporting data collection, data processing andvisualisation, and the communication of ideas and results create awide range of opportunities for participation in citizen science.

• Technologies are especially beneficial for opening additional channelsfor public involvement in research, allowing participants to contributethrough a range of activities and engaging newer audiences.

• There is a range of existing resources to help project co-ordinatorsdevelop and maintain citizen science technologies.

• It is important to consider issues such as participant demographics,affordability and access, and fitness for purpose when selectingtechnologies.

Mazumdar, S., Ceccaroni, L., Piera, J., Hölker, F., Berre, A. J., Arlinghaus, R., Bowser, A. (2018). Citizen science technologies and new opportunities for participation. Pages 303-320 In: Hecker, S., Haklay, M., Bowser, A., Makuch, Z., Vogel, J. & Bonn, A. 2018. Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy. UCL Press, London.


Veröffentlicht: 2018
Erschienen in: Pages 303 - 320 In: Hecker, S., Haklay, M., Bowser, A., Makuch, Z., Vogel, J. & Bonn, A. 2018. Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy. UCL Press, London.