Posts Tagged ‘citizen science’

Citizen Oceanography

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
sailing, sailors, citizen science, yachts, oceanography, ocean microbiome, el nino

What if a large number of sailor scientists surveyed the ocean to help scientists determine its health?

Citizen Science at the Academy

Friday, February 28th, 2014

The California Academy of Sciences is partnering with iNaturalist to enlist an army of citizen scientists working toward conservation efforts.

Explore Galaxy M83

Thursday, January 9th, 2014
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Join Hubble scientists in exploring the spiral galaxy M83.


Thursday, December 12th, 2013
UC Berkeley, Calbug, Rosemary Gillespie, essig, insects, bugs, collections, entomology, pollinators, water, california

Scientists across the state of California need your help studying insects collected over the past 130 years.

Starfish Die-Off

Friday, November 22nd, 2013
starfish, sea star, rebecca johnson, wasting disease, citizen science, inaturalist, uc santa cruz, mussels

Learn about the disease that is causing massive starfish die-offs on the west coast and how you can help monitor starfish and their ecosystems.

It’s a Zoo Out There…

Monday, October 14th, 2013
hanny's voorwerp, galaxy, zoo, citizen science, scientist, citizen, cal academy, zooinverse

Citizen science projects offer a wealth of opportunities…

Measuring Biodiversity

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
biodiversity, measure, measuring, oceans, ecosystems, fish, citizen science, reefs, reef life survey, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, vims, scuba, species, function, richness

Researchers, with the help of citizen scientists, are measuring ocean biodiversity in a whole new way.

Spotted Eagle Ray Update

Monday, July 22nd, 2013
spotted eagle rays, rays, sarasota, mote, anna sellas, kim bassos-hull, tagging, satellites, gulf of mexico, oil spill, genetics, population, citizen science

An update to the collaborative research on these charasmatic creatures…

Exoplanets Everywhere

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

…including our own neighborhood!

Describing Earth’s Species

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

A group of scientists is proposing to identify and describe all the Earth’s species in the next 50 years. Why? Is it possible?

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