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USGS Citizen Science Workshop


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What USGS programs use citizen science? How can projects be best designed while meeting policy requirements? What are the most effective volunteer recruitment methods? What data should be collected to ensure validation and how should data be stored? What standard protocols are most easily used by volunteers? Can data from multiple projects be integrated to support new research or existing science questions? To help answer these and other questions, the USGS CDI supported the development of the Citizen Science Working Group (CSWG) in August 2011 and funded the Working Group’s proposal to hold a USGS Citizen Science Workshop in fiscal year 2012. The USGS Citizen Science Workshop goals were: To raise awareness of research within the [...]

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Principal Investigator :
Megan K Hines, David L Govoni
CMS Group :
Community for Data Integration - CDI

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citizen_science_workshop_presentation_CDI_webinar_20120905.pdf 6.66 MB

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