In citizen science, the public participates voluntarily in the scientific process, addressing real-world problems in ways that may include formulating research questions, conducting scientific experiments, collecting and analyzing data, interpreting results, making new discoveries, developing technologies and applications, and solving complex problems. Credit: CitizenScience.Gov
Deputy Director of STIP, Director of Innovation and Innovation Specialist
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The Earth Challenge 2020 app encourages users to submit observations from anywhere around the world. We will continue working with scientists and technologists to build out additional functions over time and, in turn, make a greater impact on environmental research.
Senior Program Associate
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The nature of tools are changing -- from design, to access, to use. Will the use of these tools fundamentally change how we generate data and knowledge, and apply it to global problems?
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COVID-19 should become a pivot point in these United States. A necessary pivot point, since all signs point towards the fact that this pandemic is not an anomaly but rather symptom of globalized society and its effects on the environment…But when it comes time to commiserate on the shared memory of COVID-19 and create stronger and more flexible structures for pandemic preparedness, we may find that there are divergent narratives running on geographic and partisan lines.
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