Amateur Community and “Citizen Science”

Henden, Arne A. (2012) Amateur Community and “Citizen Science”. In: New Horizons in Time-Domain Astronomy. Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 285. International Astronomical Union, pp. 255-260.


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Citizen Science is the act of collecting or analyzing data by enlisting the help of volunteers who may have no specific scientific training. The workshop discussed how “Citizen Science” fits into time-domain astronomy, what the roles of such volunteers might be, and how amateur astronomers can help in the new era of surveys.

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Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
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Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2017 07:16
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:26

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