Citizen Science

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Monday, 5 January 2015: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
226C (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the 24th Symposium on Education )
Cochairs:  Julie S. Malmberg, The GLOBE Program, UCAR, Boulder, CO and Mark A. Shafer, Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK

Session documents the many uses of data that are increasingly available through public participation in earth observing. Presentations for work that evaluates the outcomes of a program or policy.

  4:00 PM
Citizen Science: Forms of Engagement
Mark A. Shafer, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK
  4:15 PM
S'COOL ROVER: Citizen Science Cloud Observations Promoting Individual Learning and NASA CERES Science Objectives
Sarah A. Crecelius, NASA LaRC/SSAI, Hampton, Virginia; and L. Chambers and T. M. Rogerson
  4:30 PM
CoCoRaHS: Recruiting and Retaining Volunteer Observers for a Citizen Science Precipitation Network
Henry Reges, CoCoRaHS/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and A. Bergantino, N. J. Doesken, Z. Schwalbe, J. Turner, and N. Newman
  4:45 PM
Do members of organized groups submit better data to citizen science projects than individual participants?
Theresa M. Crimmins, USA National Phenology Network, Tucson, AZ; and A. H. Rosemartin, J. Weltzin, and L. Barnett