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A new dawn for citizen science

Silvertown, Jonathan (2009). A new dawn for citizen science. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 24(9) pp. 467–471.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2009.03.017
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Abstract

A citizen scientist is a volunteer who collects and/or processes data as part of a scientific enquiry. Projects that involve citizen scientists are burgeoning, particularly in ecology and the environmental sciences, although the roots of citizen science go back to the very beginnings of modern science itself.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2010 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN: 0169-5347
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Environment, Earth and Ecosystems
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 24498
Depositing User: Jonathan Silvertown
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2010 14:53
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2012 10:11
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24498
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