Smithsonian Magazine: Twenty-Four Ways to Turn Outdoor Passions Into Citizen Science

Smithsonian Magazine: Twenty-Four Ways to Turn Outdoor Passions Into Citizen Science. “The idea of crowdsourcing data from citizen scientists is far from new. But as more digital tools like drones and smartphones have entered the hands of ordinary people, projects looking to involve the outdoor-recreating public to collect data are getting more ambitious and diverse. Whether it’s collecting water samples, measuring snowpack or tracking wildlife, plenty of choices are available for people of every background and taste for adventure. As we consider our New Year’s resolutions, here is a roundup of suggestions for how to venture outdoors with a purpose.”

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