Module 1: Learn more about FieldScope
About Citizen and Community Science
Members of the public collaborate with professional scientists, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or agencies on scientific research and monitoring to produce new scientific knowledge, make management decisions, or inform policy.
Often includes producing data; may also include designing the research question and methods, data analysis, and/or disseminating conclusions (Shirk et al. 2012)
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