Tag Archives: community science

Snapshot Cal Coast: A Coordinated Coastal BioBlitz on the California Coast June 4th-12th 2016

April 25th, 2016

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Snapshot Cal Coast A Coordinated California Coastal BioBlitz- June 4-12, 2016   Dust off your rubber boots. Dig out your Chacos or Tevas. Grab a tide table and a friend. Get your cameras and smartphones ready!   Over the week of June 4th-June 12th we need […]

Citsci.org: A Partner in Citizen Science

September 9th, 2015

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Since we at Ocean Sanctuaries have been working with them over the past year or so, I wanted to put in a plug for Citsci.org, which provides tools for the entire citizen science research process including: creating new projects, managing project members, building custom data sheets, analyzing collected data, and […]

Citizen Science: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

September 27th, 2014

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> In the bad old days of ivory tower academia, only scientists with white coats and Ph.Ds were considered qualified to gather and interpret scientific data—and, God forbid you should suggest otherwise. Enter the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, where citizen scientists from all over the world (without […]