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Incorporating Citizen Science in Your Research Project
Katie Villano-Spellman
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Citizen science is the act of involving the general public in the processes of data collection. Citizen science canb e a great way to generate more robust research results, while helping the general public understand some of the fundamentals of the scientic processes anddata collection techniques. Katie Villano-Spellman has incorporated a citizen science component in her research project about invasive species in Alaska. Katies discusses the lessons she has learned in incorporating citizen science into her research, and provides a step by step process and tips for those who are interested in using this effective research and outreach technique.

Citizen Science
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