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AGU Abstract Deadline: Robust Science Results from Citizen Science Projects across the Disciplines

Updated on July 13, 2017 - 9:28 AM CDT
Posted on June 16, 2017 - 4:12 PM CDT

Date:
8/1/2017 (Tue)- 11:00 PM to 8/2/2017 - 10:59 PM CDT

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Event information

https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm17/preliminaryview.cgi/Session23654

Citizen science has gained recognition due to new technologies, the open innovation movement, and federal sponsorship. Recent citizen science programs are often broad in scope and interdisciplinary in nature. They can be disruptive and go well beyond traditional outreach and education. These varied programs can have common elements, e.g. image analysis, crowd-sourced signals from social media, and geospatial visualization. Citizen science data can elucidate scientific problems at scales not otherwise tractable. Data have repeatedly been shown in multiple fields to be high quality and useful. This session focuses specifically on scientific results from these participatory programs, including published research and operational applications. Such results are naturally discipline specific; however, this session will provide an interdisciplinary forum for these results to be shared and discussed broadly to elucidate the scientific potential of the emerging field of citizen science across different fields.

Abstract deadline:  Wednesday, 2 August 23:59 EDT