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A collection of terms and definitions related to Public Lab's work. Please add more as you see fit!

Citizen science

There are a lot of different terms people use to talk about the relationship between science and the public. We don't like to get bogged down in jargony labels, but it's helpful to know what people mean when they use a term, so here are a few notes on some of the most prevalent:

Citizen science

Cornell Ornithology, Christmas Day Bird Count

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Civic science

Kim and Mike Fortun

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Community science

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Public Participation in Scientific Research

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"Extreme" citizen science

Muki Haklay

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Grassroots science

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Street science

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Upscience / downscience

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