Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Pandemic Status, Citizen Science, Stealing Home
Episode: Pandemic Status, Citizen Science, Stealing Home
- Nov 4, 2020 9:00 pm
- 16:25 mins
Guest: Caren Cooper, Associate Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, Author of “Citizen Science: How Ordinary People are Changing the Face of Discovery” Citizen science apps like iNaturalist have seen a huge increase in users sharing their observations during the pandemic. It’s something fun to do for people stuck at home–but it also provide valuable data to scientists who can’t do their field research right now.