WRI GFW Presentation on Citizen Science

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September 16, 2013

WRI GFW Presentation on Citizen Science

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Andrew W Hill

September 16, 2013
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  1. Lessons and ideas for citizen science on the GFW platform

    @ANDREWXHILL
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  6. TWO HISTORIES @VIZZUALITY

  7. 1: tools and data communication

  8. Data visualization

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  12. 2: data creation and citizen science

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  14. Citizen Science Simple tasks can lead to big results!

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  17. What have we learned from our experience in citsci? @Vizzuality

  18. Three concepts a brief recap of a much longer presentation

  19. immediate reward potential reward a good project * 1

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  21. We can collaborate with an ARMY of untrained entusiasts across

    the world
  22. http://www.planethunters.org/who_we_are

  23. The things that actually motivate them The things you think

    motivate your users 2
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  25. May 1911

  26. Number of return visits Unique Users the amazingly dedicated *

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  27. NEEMO-15

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  29. Those are ideal outcomes, what were the inputs? or... what

    was the recipe for success
  30. Vizzuality + Zooniverse + Scientists Effective collaboration

  31. Scientists Clearly defined problem. Clearly defined need.

  32. Zooniverse Experts in citizen scientist engagement

  33. Vizzuality Quick learners capable of highlighting and telling the stories

    that matter
  34. Steps for GFW Four steps to integrating citizen science

  35. Engage the scientists. Find the questions, find the needs STEP

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  36. But /almost/ everything we want to do as trained scientists

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  38. Find the story. How do we excite people to do

    the work? STEP 2
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  40. Determine the right tools and platforms STEP 3

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  42. Integrate, communicate, and begin data collection STEP 4

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  45. Use the data STEP 4b

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  47. http://www.planethunters.org/who_we_are

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  49. THANKS! @ANDREWXHILL