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D4.1 Conceptual architecture and delivery plan

Dumitru Roman, Shady Abd El Kader, Gefion Thuermer, Irene Celino, Gloria Re Calegari, Damiano Scandolari
2020 Zenodo  
In order to do that, we analyzed the current practices of citizen science projects related to pollution from a data science perspective.  ...  For the citizen science projects that aim to be more data-driven, we outline a number of recommendations in that direction.  ...  Analysis of Pollution Citizen Science Projects from a Data Science Perspective Source of Citizen Science Projects In order to find citizen science projects, we used two sources: • SciStarter ( https:  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3885569 fatcat:efjxk6dhtng5hgc3pe66e543du

Citizen Science for Transformative Air Quality Policy in Germany and Niger

Robert Lepenies, Ibrahim Sidi Zakari
2021 Sustainability  
We investigate the promise of using citizen-generated data (CGD) as an input for official SDG monitoring and implementation in a multidisciplinary project, based on activities undertaken in Niger and Germany  ...  How can citizen science projects advance the achievement of transformative air quality-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Germany and Niger?  ...  Acknowledgments: Special thanks to the students from Abdou Moumouni University for their collaboration and involvement in this project.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13073973 fatcat:gbmu4mrdfvci3djchg5rwvpehq

Participant motivation to engage in a citizen science campaign: the case of the TESS network

Gloria Re Calegari, Irene Celino, Mario Scrocca, Jaime Zamorano, Esteban Gonzalez
2020 Zenodo  
project[2], an H2020 project that created and spread awareness about light pollution.  ...  Volunteers of this network accept to host and install sensors to monitor sky brightness in order to collect data for measuring the level of light pollution in many areas of the Earth.  ...  Citizen Scientists very motivated, with an average value is 4.39 on a scale of 5. Their main drivers are to collect new data for research and to fight light pollution.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4066915 fatcat:pwkt7kweizazjhf37yrzcfp5cy

The Critical Importance of Citizen Science Data

Alex de Sherbinin, Anne Bowser, Tyng-Ruey Chuang, Caren Cooper, Finn Danielsen, Rorie Edmunds, Peter Elias, Elaine Faustman, Carolynne Hultquist, Rosy Mondardini, Ioana Popescu, Adenike Shonowo (+1 others)
2021 Frontiers in Climate  
This article provides an International Science Council (ISC) perspective on citizen science data generating activities in support of the 2030 Agenda and on needed improvements to the citizen science community's  ...  Citizen science is an important vehicle for democratizing science and promoting the goal of universal and equitable access to scientific data and information.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank CODATA and particularly Simon Hodson for support of the Task Group, as well as other members of the two CODATA-WDS Task Groups who contributed to the thinking  ... 
doi:10.3389/fclim.2021.650760 fatcat:6dowvcb2xreh7bmeve73hsx27u

Appendix B - Summary of survey results. Additional figures and tables for analysis results for the Ten Principles. from Citizen science and marine conservation: a global review

Rachel Kelly, Aysha Fleming, Gretta T. Pecl, Julia Von Gönner, Aletta Bonn
2020 figshare.com  
Employing an online global survey, we explore the geographical distribution, type and format of 74 marine citizen science projects.  ...  Synthesizing the survey results and drawing on evidence from case studies of diverse projects, we assess whether and how citizen science can lead to new scientific knowledge and enhanced environmental  ...  Depends on how you measure it Species and habitat data (no further analysis carried out by citizen science, but the data is shared widely for further analysis by others) Not in a science paper yet, but  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.13019030.v1 fatcat:7lncf3uk4racxdqiqymcs7evuy

Closing Data Gaps with Citizen Science? Findings from the Danube Region

Josip Lisjak, Sven Schade, Alexander Kotsev
2017 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
Acknowledgments: The manuscript is developed within the "New data sources and Citizens Science platform" project of the Joint Research Centre, European Commission.  ...  Smith for scoping relevant work within the DRDSI project, as well as to Mrs. Brooke Tapsall for proofreading the final draft of the text.  ...  The research project proposes an innovative approach towards the monitoring of car-related air pollution. Data is collected directly from the cars of volunteers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi6090277 fatcat:xjr2ruxlwfcjlp23gfa2u65urq

Tackling Data Quality When Using Low-Cost Air Quality Sensors in Citizen Science Projects

Ågot K. Watne, Jenny Linden, Jens Willhelmsson, Håkan Fridén, Malin Gustafsson, Nuria Castell
2021 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
of LCS in citizen science projects.  ...  Using low-cost air quality sensors (LCS) in citizen science projects opens many possibilities.  ...  Hagström and P. Ljungstrand are for all the interesting and challenging discussions about citizen science, data and power.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2021.733634 fatcat:2cvdscogmvfjzgwb5utgjjxuhm

Citizen Science: Probing the Virtues and Contexts of Participatory Research

Aya H. Kimura, Abby Kinchy
2016 Engaging Science, Technology, and Society  
Going forward, a robust framework for the analysis of citizen science would not only address the ways scientific data is collected and put to a particular use, but also situate the project in relation  ...  Citizen science is an increasingly popular activity, from bird counts to amateur water sample collection to air quality monitoring.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Daniel Kleinman, Katie Vann, Kirk Jalbert, and an anonymous reviewer for helpful suggestions and guidance as we wrote and revised this review essay.  ... 
doi:10.17351/ests2016.99 fatcat:4fygkomdlbeormghnfx2k7ab2m

Life in the Zooniverse: Working with Citizen Science

Sally Shuttleworth
2017 Journal of Literature and Science  
In addition, the project has also created its own citizen science projects: Science Gossip and Orchid Observers.  ...  In the resulting AHRC project, "Constructing Scientific Communities: Citizen Science in the 19 th and 21 st Centuries," based at the Universities of Oxford and Leicester, and run in conjunction with our  ...  count as citizen science) to what he terms "extreme citizen science", where concerned citizens participate in the problem definition, data collection and analysis, in a true collaborative project (Haklay  ... 
doi:10.12929/jls.10.1.09 fatcat:qpmiarweavcurchjruyubuufzi

Academia permeating society through Citizen Science: recommendations for Higher Education Institutions

Katerina Zourou, Angeliki Tseliou
2020 Zenodo  
The document corresponds to activity 3 of Output 1 (Field analysis: Positioning HEIs in open and citizen science for open knowledge and innovation).  ...  It contains actionable guidelines with the aim to raise awareness in open and citizen science inside and outside HEIs and thus develop practices and routines for implementing and sustaining open and citizen  ...  The study was an analysis of more than 80 citizen science projects from the perspective of involvement of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in citizen enhanced open science, and is fully accessible  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3932212 fatcat:s2bnh6sp25hhrfpzvotnovkngi

Philosophical Foundations for Citizen Science

Kevin C. Elliott, Jon Rosenberg
2019 Citizen Science: Theory and Practice  
Nevertheless, the implementation of citizen science projects can be hampered by a variety of barriers.  ...  Citizen science is increasingly being recognized as an important approach for gathering data, addressing community needs, and creating fruitful engagement between citizens and professional scientists.  ...  Acknowledgements We would especially like to thank Lisa Rasmussen for her guidance and advice on this paper, as well as her invitation to participate in the 2017 "Filling the 'Ethics Gap' in Citizen Science  ... 
doi:10.5334/cstp.155 fatcat:jehbnk2qyna4npvqzj3ul3gasi

Citizen Science SDG Conference Abstract volume - CS-SDG project [article]

Silke Voigt-Heucke, Claudia Fabó Cartas, Kim Mortega
2021 Zenodo  
This is the abstract volume of the Citizen Science SDG Conference titled "Knowledge for Change: A decade of Citizen Science (2020-2030) in support of the SDGs" that took place on 14.-15.  ...  The conference took place as part of the CS-SDG project, which has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 101000014.  ...  FAIR1 1 and open data), and the release of technologies and tools that are open source and open access in citizen science initiatives, in order to ensure that citizen science data, technologies and tools  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4473071 fatcat:wze3nrqrhzckxbhd2uym3rgovm

Evaluation report of learning outcomes of high school students after participating in air quality projects

Antonella Passani, Annelli Janssen, Giulia Di Lisio, Sonja Grossberndt
2021 Zenodo  
This deliverable evaluates the learning outcomes of high school students participating in ACTION's air quality pilot in Norway and the overall impact of these activities.  ...  General impact of the pilot activities This section describes the general impact of the Air Quality Pilot activities from the perspective of the citizen science project manager.  ...  BACKGROUND Citizen science activities on air pollution Citizen science (CS) activities have been ongoing for several centuries, mostly under other labels than CS, exploring nature from a layman's perspective  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4544273 fatcat:bzyutuzisrhnljnowxwmsmmeda

Making citizen science count: Best practices and challenges of citizen science projects on plastics in aquatic environments

Liselotte Rambonnet, Suzanne C. Vink, Anne M. Land-Zandstra, Thijs Bosker
2019 Marine Pollution Bulletin  
There is considerable scientific and societal concern about plastic pollution, which has resulted in citizen science projects to study the scale of the issue.  ...  Our results show it is important to specify the goal(s) of the project and that expertise on communication and data science is needed.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the researchers who participated in this study and shared their experiences with one of the following projects: Adventure Scientists, A Rocha, Cientificos de la  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.05.056 pmid:31590787 fatcat:fh64yzcvcbg7dmqb7jjlpvyf2m

Academia permeating society through Citizen Science: Use cases of engagement in Higher Education

Katerina Zourou
2020 Zenodo  
The document corresponds to activities 1 of Output 1 (Field analysis: Positioning HEIs in open and citizen science for open knowledge and innovation).  ...  It also addresses open innovation and new forms of participatory science.  ...  Acknowledgements This study lasted five months, from September 2019 to February 2020 and involved the contribution of several individuals that I (Katerina Zourou) would like to thank warmly.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3932215 fatcat:jfdlespsa5cgfoms4wscders44
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