Important role of citizen science in monitoring UK biodiversity

Publication Type:Report
Year of Publication:2012
Authors:J. Tweddle, Robinson, L., Pocock, M., Roy, H.
Institution:The Natural History Museum, UK Environmental Observation Framework (EOF)
Keywords:citizen science, UK biodiversity, volunteering

Citizen science is the involvement of volunteers in science projects, from monitoring the trees in your garden to counting bugs. More than 200 projects have been reviewed and their important role highlighted in this report which has also produced a practical guide to setting such projects up.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith