The future of Citizen science: Emerging technologies and shifting paradigms

no title has been provided for this book
Citizen science creates a nexus between science and education that, when coupled with emerging technologies, expands the frontiers of ecological research and public engagement. Using representative technologies and other examples, we examine the future of citizen science in terms of its research processes, program and partici- pant cultures, and scientific communities. Future citizen-science projects will likely be influenced by sociocul- tural issues related to new technologies and will continue to face practical programmatic challenges. We…