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Bora Zivkovic
Citizen Science online?
Cameron is interested in FriendFeed examples: http://friendfeed.com/e... - Bora Zivkovic
To submit an article here: http://jcom.sissa.it/call - Bora Zivkovic
Is there an example of "citizen science" on FF? Not scientists collaborating, but non-scientists or amateur scientists pulling data about some aspect of nature together here? - Bora Zivkovic
Related to that (and that can be a separate submission to the same issue of the journal), what are the online social networks that put together data collected by amateur scientists? - Bora Zivkovic
I am aware of a few projects, for instance: - Bora Zivkovic
Using Twitter to collect data on fish catch: http://scienceblogs.com/clock... - Bora Zivkovic
Then, The USA National Phenology Network: http://scienceblogs.com/clock... - Bora Zivkovic
A number of naturalist sites http://scienceblogs.com/clock... including iNaturalist: http://inaturalist.org/ - Bora Zivkovic
Are the Christmas Bird Count and Backyard Bird Count social: http://www.birdsource.org/ - Bora Zivkovic
Are the SETI data collected somewhere for everyone to see? - Bora Zivkovic
any other examples? - Bora Zivkovic
Wow - a great collection of projects here: http://www.thetakeaway.org/stories... - Bora Zivkovic
Metagenome Annotation Using a Distributed Grid of Undergraduate Students http://biology.plosjournals.org/perlser... - Karen James
Stargazing, from all longitudes: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatc... - Bora Zivkovic
Grassroots Science: An Article Wishlist For The Journal of Scientific Communication: http://www.scientificblogging.com/run_and... - Bora Zivkovic
Bioweathermap Initiative: www.bioweathermap.org - Jason Bobe
The eBiosphere Real-Time Citizen Science Challenge! http://spire.umbc.edu/ebio/ - Bora Zivkovic
I don't know if this is what you're looking for, but there's a DIY Biology google group that's pretty active. - Mr. Gunn
Not sure if this is related to the one Karen posted (about 8 posts up): http://www.greatsunflower.org/ (Sunflower bee project) Also not sure if it's what you're looking for. - Steve Koch
(It was linked on friendfeed a couple months ago.) - Steve Koch
The Twitter/fish-catch study has been published: http://scienceblogs.com/clock... - Bora Zivkovic
Also, there was a session on Citizen Science at the Science Online London earlier today - does anyone have a good transcript/blogpost about that session? - Bora Zivkovic
That is fantastic, Graham. Keep us posted. - Bora Zivkovic
Open Dinosaur Project: http://opendino.wordpress.com/ - Jason Bobe
See www.scienceforcitizens.net to add a citizen science project or to volunteer for any of the (soon to be) thousands of existing citizen science projects in the online database. - Darlene Cavalier