Citizen Science

Bioblitzes in Action: Applications for Citizen Science

Protecting the Watershed


Washington DC is known for many things: academia, politics, restaurants, culture, but the people at the Anacostia Watershed Society (AWS) want to add to the cannon: biodiversity. 

Building essential biodiversity variables (EBVs) of species distribution and abundance at a global scale

Featured in Biological Reviews Building essential biodiversity variables (EBVs) of species distribution and abundance at a global scale

 

Citizen Science and Environmental Monitoring: Reflections on NEMC 2017

The National Environmental Monitoring Conference (NEMC) is the largest conference in North America focused on environmental measurements [1]. NEMC 2017, held August 7th to 11th in Washington, DC, featured a half day citizen science session moderated by Jay Benforado, USEPA Office of Research and Development, and Leon Vinci, Drexel University. The session began with five talks from citizen science researchers and practitioners, which inspired a larger discussion about the limitations and possibilities for expanding the impact and scope of citizen science for environmental monitoring.

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