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CitSci.org

Location: On-campus, Online

Event/Activity Description

CitSci.org is an open and transparent citizen science data management platform that advances the utility, impacts, and outcomes of field-based citizen science programs globally. This platform now supports more than 600 projects ranging from those that monitor water quality to wildlife to biodiversity. CitSci.org is unique among field-based platforms in that it is fully customizable and it allows projects to ‘create their own citizen science projects’ in a do-it-yourself (DIY) approach. Projects can define what they wish to measure, document how they measure it, and build customized datasheets for real-time data entry online and via mobile applications. This saves hundreds of projects the costs and hassles associated with creating their own web frontend and backend systems as well as their own custom mobile apps.

Event/Activity Details

Target Populations:

College Students, Continuing Education, Graduate Students or Post Docs, High School Students, The Public

Program Type:

Larger/encompassing several smaller opportunities

Instructional Delivery Methods:

Data Collection

Other Instructional Delivery Methods:

Data Collection

Participation Fees:

Free Program

Description of Fees:

Free

Collaboration Opportunities

New members of the target population(s) can get involved / participate in the program.
CSU researchers can collaborate with research or evaluation.
CSU researchers can collaborate with programming or practical implementation.

CSU at National Western Center Theme:

Energy, Food Systems, Urban Ecology, Water

More Information / Register

Primary Contact

Greg Newman
Research Scientist
ESS / NREL

Contact Information

970-491-0410
Email Greg Newman
Visit Greg Newman’s Website

Learn More & Register for CitSci.org