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Guiding Principles

The power of citizen science stems from the unique nature of knowledge derived by the contributions of many. The same principle underscores the development of the Citizen Science Central initiative.  While this site is housed in a single location, it is built from our collective... and evolving... knowledge and experiences.


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Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research... this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

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