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myScience: USGS Citizen Science Project Discovery & Public Engagement Web Application

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2013

Summary

How can the public discover opportunities for participation in USGS scientific research? What citizen science projects are currently active within the USGS? How may PIs increase public engagement in and awareness of their citizen science projects? To address these questions, a web application leveraging existing Community for Data Integration (CDI) and USGS work was created to allow unprecedented public access to USGS citizen science project metadata and highlights of key science outcomes. Such an application enables, for the first time, high-visibility, unified open access to information about projects and practices related to citizen participation in USGS research. The need for such information was identified in AESIR-supported research [...]

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Purpose

Develop USGS-wide Citizen Science project inventory.

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  • Community for Data Integration (CDI)

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