Posted on February 16th, 2017 by Mary Lord
When Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake in 2010, Notre Dame engineering researchers created an online system that let students review hundreds of photos and reliably classify the structural damage. The effort is just one example of how “citizen engineers” and “citizen scientists” are advancing research in areas from astronomy to air pollution to penguins. Even snowflakes!
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Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by Mary Lord
Want to engage your students while helping scientists get the “big picture” on what’s happening to bird populations worldwide? Grab some binoculars and join the annual Great Backyard Bird Count, which takes place February 17-20, 2017.
One of the oldest and biggest citizen-science projects is the annual Great Backyard Bird Count, held this year from February 17 to 20
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