Autor: Christidis L., Lloyd D., Martin V., Pecl G.
Klíčová slova: Citizen science, Environmental communication, Public engagement with science and technology, Public perception of science and technology
Název titulu / periodika: JCOM, Journal of Science Communication
Rok vydání: 2016
Vydavatel: Open Access
Obor FORD: 1.6. Biological sciences
Interviews were conducted with 110 marine users to elicit their salient beliefs about recording marine species in a citizen science project. The results showed that many interviewees believe participation would increase knowledge (either scientific, the community's, or their own). While almost half of the interviewees saw no negative outcomes, a small number expressed concerns about targeting of marine species by others, or restrictions on public access to marine sites. Most of the people surveyed (n…