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Citizen Science and Data Integration for Understanding Marine Litter

This article was presented at the Data for Good Exchange [D4GX] 2019 on September 15, 2019 at Bloomberg headquarters in New York City. The theme for this D4GX was "Data Science for SDGs," or how data science can progress forward the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. It is posted here with permission from Bloomberg. 

Authors: Jillian Campbell[1], Anne Bowser[2], Dilek Fraisl[3][4], Metis Meloche[2]

Earth Challenge 2020: The Potential of Citizen Science

In Part 2 of Wilson Center NOW’s look at the world’s largest coordinated citizen science campaign, Earth Challenge 2020, we discuss the potential of citizen science initiatives with Landon Van Dyke, Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of State, and Anne Bowser, STIP’s Director of Innovation.

 

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VIDEO | Earth Challenge 2020

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we speak with Kathleen Rogers, President of Earth Day Network, and STIP’s Alison Parker about Earth Challenge 2020, the world’s largest coordinated citizen science campaign. They describe how the campaign will engage millions of global citizens to aggregate and collect more than one billion data points from areas including air quality, water quality, biodiversity, pollution, and human health.

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Sharing Across Scales in Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing

Citizen science and crowdsourcing projects are thriving at every scale, from small, place-based or community efforts, to regional, national, or international projects that span boundaries. For greater impact, projects and initiatives may target a specific scale or work to span multiple scales, such as the national project that recruits local leaders for a place-based initiative, or a small-scale project that expands to new locations.

Citizens, Satellites, and the Future of Disease Monitoring

 

The Rise of the New Bio-Citizen Workshop

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