Florida International University is deploying a data buoy to monitor for red tide, and educating citizen scientists on sea level rise.
New York City Urban Field Station and its partners strive to preserve, protect and promote New York City’s natural areas.
With the help of an underwater webcam, a project in Gibraltar is crowd-sourcing observations of marine life in a protected area.
Recent research explores how scientists integrate education and community outreach into their work at biological field stations across America.
The TMACOG program helps teachers foster environmental stewardship in students, both in and out of the classroom, through monitoring water quality.
The Hoosier Riverwatch Program is training more volunteers to monitor local waterways and share their data with the program online.
The Upper Oconee Watershed Network recently celebrated 20 years of water sampling and citizen science in Georgia.
The Virginia Tech citizen science water monitoring program that began in Flint has received new money for ongoing work.
A remedial action plan for the Bay of Quinte has citizen scientists Tweeting data about the location of osprey nests to protect the species and ecosystem.
Buzzards Bay Coalition shows the power of community involvement in protecting natural areas. Scientists and local volunteers actively monitor Bay health.
Nonprofit organization S4W-Nepal uses smartphone technology, citizen scientists, and DIY equipment to gather water data in the Kathmandu Valley.
Coosa River Basin Initiative takes the lead as the guardian of Upper Coosa River Basin, protecting wildlife and drinking water.
The Boise River Watershed Watch program is an increasingly popular citizen science program teaching volunteers about the river’s health and water quality.
Citizen scientists volunteering with the Washington Sea Grant have found an invasive green crab on San Juan Island, the first sighting in inland waters.
Using the Wabash Sampling Blitz as a test case, a Purdue University study finds the usefulness of water quality data gathered by citizen scientists.
The Snapshot Wisconsin project looks to document wildlife around the state with more than 4,000 GPS-tagged cameras and satellite data.
Data taken centuries ago on two bodies of water, Finland’s Tome River and Japan’s Lake Suwa, show some of the same early signs of global warming. The data taken by Finnish merchants and Japanese Shinto priests, respectively,...
Volunteers with Buzzards Bay Coalition use Secchi disks and sampling bottles as part of a citizen science effort to track changes in the Massachusetts bay.
A lot of scientific theories hold that a warming ocean has increased jellyfish blooms around the world. But more observations are needed to confirm whether or not that is actually the case. These observations typically require renting...
An app developed at the University of California, Davis’ Tahoe Environmental Research Center is letting citizen scientists collect valuable winter-time data on Lake Tahoe, according to a release from the school. The data collected will help researchers...