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USA-NPN (USA National Phenology Network)
"The USA-NPN brings together citizen scientists, government agencies, non-profit groups, educators and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the United States."
Map of Life
A global scientific effort to discover, identify and record species worldwide..
GBIF (Global Diversity Information Facility)
"GBIF—the Global Biodiversity Information Facility—is an international network and research infrastructure funded by the world's governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth."
iNaturalist is a nature app that allows naturalists, citizen scientists, and biologists to record and send observations of plants and animals into scientific data repositories that research scientists use to study biodiversity across the globe.
Invasive Species Technology
“iMapInvasives is an on-line, GIS-based data management system used to assist citizen scientists and natural resource professionals working to protect our natural resources from the threat of invasive species.”
"EDDMapS is a web-based mapping system for documenting invasive species and pest distribution."
Citizen Science: Theory and Practice
An open-access, peer-reviewed journal focusing on “advancing the global field of citizen science by providing a venue for citizen science researchers and practitioners to share best practices in conceiving, developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining projects that facilitate public participation in scientific endeavors in any discipline.”