Linking Journalism with the Web of Life
Posted on July 13, 2014 at 3:59
By Michael Bear
Enter the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, where citizen scientists from all over the world (without Ph.Ds or white lab coats) can enter data about their bird sightings and even discover new species.
“Collecting the observations of everyday birders for scientific use is a hallmark of the Lab. Bird watchers of all ages and skill levels help gather the data needed to capture the big picture about the distribution and abundance of birds.…Continue
Posted on July 13, 2014 at 3:22
This is from a recent blog post by Sheldon Wilde Greaves, Founder of Citizen Science League:
"Thousands worldwide participate in citizen science projects, from counting backyard birds to searching for extraterrestrial communication. In-person and online, this popular pastime is evolving from hobby to serious science.
Uncertain future grant funding, the growing…Continue
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