Autor: Acton L., Hannah C., Johnson M. F., Karanth K. K., Popovici R., Weinthal E.
Klíčová slova: Citizen science, Conservation, Environmental awareness, Expertise, India, Opinion leaders
Název titulu / periodika: Global Environmental Change
Rok vydání: 2014
Citizen science – public participation of non-scientists in scientific research – has become an important tool for monitoring and evaluating local and global environmental change. Citizen science projects have been shown to enable large-scale data collection, increase scientific literacy, and monitor environmental quality. However, few studies have examined the individual-level motivations and impacts of citizen science participation. We employ an exploratory multi-method approach (on-line surveys, a focus-group session, informal interviews, and descriptive statements) to evaluate…