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  • Date: 01/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Each class K-8 has chosen a species of local animal to study and collect NatureMapping data. K-spiders, 1st-butterflies and moths, 2nd- birds, 3rd-insects, 4th-reptiles, 5th-wildflowers and weeds, 6th-fossorial mammals. We have produce a native plant garden, a field guide that we add to each year, a school mural. We study on the schoolgrounds, at ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Operation Possum was a large-scale, community-based study of possums in South Australia. In 2008, Operation Possum collected data about possum species, how people manage possums, and participants’ attitudes towards possums, with a total of 2,234 online surveys completed from 462 different suburbs and towns. The conservation of wildlife living ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project trains volunteers like you to conduct acoustic bat surveys of your local area using an AnaBat detector attached to a PDA with GPS. The detector picks up the echolocation calls emitted by bats and translates it to a frequency the human ear can hear. Each detection system records information about phenology and species presence. Data is ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The intent of this network is to encourage volunteers to get involved with our annual horseshoe crab monitoring program on various reference beaches throughout New York’s Marine District. “Citizen Scientists” will work with trained site coordinators to help collect data on horseshoe crab spawning abundance, size, sex and tag returns around full ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Nature Abounds announces Watch the Wild™, a program where citizen science volunteers observe and report on the “wild” in your community, from trees and plants to weather and wildlife activity. By monitoring the "wild", observations can help us to understand how our eco-systems are changing and aids us in adapting for the future. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    NASA cloud observation project. Ground observation reports are compared to cloud information retrieved from satellite instruments in Earth orbit. Learn how to make and report a cloud observation at the time of a satellite overpass. Observations welcome from any interested observers, especially in places where official weather observations are rare ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    IceWatch USA™, a program of Nature Abounds, brings citizen science volunteers the opportunity to help scientists study how our climate is changing! In as little as 10 minutes, volunteers can report information that will help to analyze how our climate will change in different regions of the United States, and how our ecosystems are reacting to the ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2008
    Resource Category: Glossary/Index
    The Citizen Science Toolkit is a compilation of resources and ideas, currently organized under a step-wise framework for project development. Steps include choosing a question, forming a team, refining protocols, recruiting participants, training participants, accepting data, analyzing data, disseminating results, and measuring effects. ... »