Published on September 20, 2014
Citizen Science involves the participation of the wider community (particularly non- scientists) in scientific projects. Enables extensive data collection • Data can be collected by the community and submitted via online survey instruments, or materials can be collected and delivered to researchers. • Scientists benefit from data collected over a large area, or over a long period of time. • Data and materials can also be collected from areas that are normally difficult to access, such as private property.