Tag Archives: citizen science

Can Citizen Science Save Us? | Mary Ellen Hannibal | TEDxStanford

May 26th, 2017

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Mary Ellen Hannibal is author of the book ‘Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction’ [https://tinyurl.com/yd6mvqxt] and she gave an excellent talk at the Long Beach Citizen Science Symposium that we attended this year.Here she is giving a TED Talk on the […]

U.S. EPA’s 2016 Recreational Waters Conference Features a Session on Citizen Science

April 11th, 2016

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Preserving and restoring water quality protects the public from waterborne illness when recreating (swimming, wading, surfing…) continues to be a topic of importance to communities nationwide. Citizen Science offers great opportunities for collaborative monitoring projects focused on recreational water quality monitoring and enhanced stewardship at local levels. Chaired by Ibrahim […]

Can anyone be a scientist? Student Research on Citizen Science in Coral Reef Research

March 7th, 2016

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Hello! I am looking for YOU to participate in this survey if you have recently been a part of, or served as a mentor in, a coral reef-related citizen science program. This survey is being used for student research by an undergraduate at Stetson University, FL. […]

Ocean Sanctuaries to Begin ‘Zero Data’ Project for Sevengill Sharks

January 31st, 2016

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> The ‘Zero Data Project’ for Sevengill Sharks Didn’t see any sharks on your dive today? No problem – – we still need your data! ‘Zero data’ is an important concept in long-term population studies in a fixed location with a single species: it’s also called ‘Presence/Absence’ data, […]

Feb. 20: Citizen Science Symposium at Aquarium of the Pacific

January 16th, 2016

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Ocean Sanctuaries Founder, Barbara Lloyd will be presenting on ‘Using Citizen Science to Identify Sevengill Sharks’ on February 20th, 2016 at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/cscscs/ Anyone involved in environmental conservation-oriented citizen science* in Southern California is invited and encouraged to […]