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What technical devices/platforms are used most by Citizen Scientists in their projects? (2021)

Peltoniemi, A., Hästbacka, H., Sabel, O., Lampi, E., Lämsä, J., & Hämäläinen, R. (2021, 23.7.2021). What technical devices/platforms are used most by Citizen Scientists in their projects?. CS Track eMagazine. https://cstrack.eu/graphical-article/what-technical-devices-platforms-are-used-most-by-citizen-scientists-in-their-projects

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All authors or editors: Peltoniemi, Aaron; Hästbacka, Heli; Sabel, Oho; Lampi, Emilia; Lämsä, Joni; Hämäläinen, Raija

Journal or series: CS Track eMagazine

Publication year: 2021

Volume: 23.7.2021

Publisher: CS Track

Publication language: English

Persistent website address: https://cstrack.eu/graphical-article/what-technical-devices-platforms-are-used-most-by-citizen-scientists-in-their-projects

Publication open access: Openly available

Publication channel open access: Open Access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/77425


Of the 12 different tools and platforms that are used in citizen science activities, the top three were websites, smartphones and databases.

Respondents to a survey conducted by the CS Track project indicated that they used technology primarily for gathering scientific data and knowledge as well as for communication and dissemination of information with other enthusiasts and researchers.

Keywords: citizen science; civic activism; mobile devices; communication; communications technology; smartphones; social media; applications (computer programmes); data acquisition; exchange of information; flow of information; communication (information exchange); scientific knowledge; information networks; databases; use; usage study

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Ministry reporting: Yes

Reporting Year: 2021

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