Autor: Green L., Stepenuck K. F.
Klíčová slova: Citizen science, Impacts, Natural resources, Outcomes, Public participation in scientific research, Volunteer monitoring
Název titulu / periodika: Ecology and Society
Rok vydání: 2015
Vydavatel: Creative Commons Attribution
Citizens have long contributed to scientific research about the environment through volunteer environmental monitoring programs. Their participation has also resulted in outcomes for themselves, their communities, and the environment. This research synthesizes 35 peer-reviewed journal articles that reported such outcomes through 2012. This collection of articles was derived from a pool of 436 peer-reviewed journal articles about participatory environmental monitoring. Reported outcomes for participants and communities ranged from increasing personal knowledge and community awareness to…