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UCLA's Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS)

White Paper, Participatory Sensing: A citizen-powered approach to illuminating the patterns that shape our world

"...outlines how existing technologies in today’s mobile phones and web services enable new approaches to citizen science."


Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring National Facilitation Project's

Planning Your Program's Data Management System

"...answers to common questions, tips, anecdotes, and resources to give you a knowledge base about data management, and database planning and development."


Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring National Facilitation Project's

Data Reporting Using an Online Database

"Our goal is to promote efficient and successful database development in volunteer monitoring programs..."


Broadening Participation in Biological Monitoring: Guidelines...

Making Arrangements for Handling, Storing, and Using Data

See Data in the left navigation bar: "... [acquiring data]... is of little use unless the data are stored, handled, summarized, analyzed, interpreted and reported properly."


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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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