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Thursday, May 18 • 10:00am - 11:00am
B-01: Symposium: Citizen Science across a spectrum

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Citizen Science Across a Spectrum: Building Partnerships to Broaden the Impact of Citizen Science
Alison Parker - ORISE fellow hosted by the US Environmental Protection Agency
Citizen science and community science include a spectrum of efforts and projects, supported by various partnership structures and focused on widely varying outcomes that support environmental protection -- ranging from a pastor in El Paso, Texas using local knowledge of burials to indicate a cancer cluster to a bucket brigade in Tonawanda, NY providing the first set of data for EPA enforcement actions. Recent recommendations from the National Advisory Council on Environmental Policy and Technology to the US Environmental Protection Agency highlight a spectrum of opportunities associated with incorporating and supporting environmental citizen science. This symposium explores the role that partnerships play in increasing the impact of work across this spectrum of project outcomes from community engagement to regulatory action. This symposium outlines the many modes of citizen science, the people using citizen science and the methods for doing citizen science. Beyond research and peer-reviewed publications, what are the range of impacts that can come from a citizen science project? How can projects collaborate for maximum impact, from engaging communities all the way to enforcement action? How can different types of partnerships support identifying, collecting and using appropriate data and information towards different outcomes? During the panel and discussion, we will have opportunities for audience participation, including the opportunity to present additional projects and where they fall on the spectrum of citizen science outcomes.

PRESENTERS:

Civic monitoring with low-cost tools
Scott Eustis, Gulf Restoration Network

Community and Citizen Science Partnerships in Action
Shannon Dosemagen, Public Lab

Enabling Effective Environmental Decision Making in the Western Balkans via Citizen Science
Clayton Cox, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow, US EPA

Environmental protection belongs to the public: A vision for citizen science at EPA
Alison Parker, ORISE fellow hosted by the US Environmental Protection Agency

Partnering for Action: A Co-Created Citizen Science Approach to Environmental Health Research in Underserved Communities
Monica Ramirez-Andreotta, University of Arizona

Real Science by Real People for Real Impact For All - Youth, Community, Environment, Non-Proftis, Industry and Government
Barb Horn, Colorado Parks and Wildlife 


Thursday May 18, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Rooms 4, 5 & 6

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