The Method Section: Using Citizen Science
00:00 – Introduction
01:09 – Pros and cons of citizen science
04:58 – Local citizen science
06:47 – Creating a citizen science project and reducing poor data collection
12:29 – Non-local citizen science
16:25 – Key takeaways
18:14 – Ending and outro
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This week on The Method Section, Tom discusses why citizen science can be so useful to certain project types, he breaks down the inner workings of both local and non-local citizen science and provides a quick guide on the viable ways and options available to you if you wanted to create your own citizen science project. Check out iNaturalist, eBird and uBiome. Music by: Joakim Karud – https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.
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