Volume 16 Supplement 1

Citizen science through the OPAL lens

Research

Publication of this supplement was supported by Defra. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares that they have no competing interests.

Edited by Helen Roy.

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  1. Research

    Surveying the citizen science landscape: an exploration of the design, delivery and impact of citizen science through the lens of the Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) programme

    This paper provides a short introduction to the topic of citizen science (CS) identifying the shift from the knowledge deficit model to more inclusive, participatory science. It acknowledges the benefits of ne...

    Linda Davies, Roger Fradera, Hauke Riesch and Poppy Lakeman-Fraser

    BMC Ecology 2016 16(Suppl 1):17

    Published on: 22 July 2016

  2. Research

    To have your citizen science cake and eat it? Delivering research and outreach through Open Air Laboratories (OPAL)

    The vast array of citizen science projects which have blossomed over the last decade span a spectrum of objectives from research to outreach. While some focus primarily on the collection of rigorous scientific...

    Poppy Lakeman-Fraser, Laura Gosling, Andy J. Moffat, Sarah E. West, Roger Fradera, Linda Davies, Maxwell A. Ayamba and René van der Wal

    BMC Ecology 2016 16(Suppl 1):16

    Published on: 22 July 2016

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