[ESIP-all] Fwd: AGU Session on Public Participation in Research (aka citizen science)
annette.schloss at unh.edu
Tue Sep 1 10:40:15 EDT 2009
Gentle reminder. Aren't we all glad that Friday is the last day to
hawk for abstracts?
thanks to all -- and please pass this on to anyone who may be
> I am co-convening an education session at AGU - please consider
> submitting an abstract. This is an exciting opportunity to showcase
> public participation in research at the AGU. Please note that first
> authors are allowed to submit a science abstract AND an education
> abstract, so if you are already submitting a science abstract this
> is a wonderful opportunity to also present your education and
> outreach efforts.
> Submission deadline is September 3
> many thanks,
> -Annette Schloss
> ED09: Public Participation in Research: Engaging Citizen Scientists
> in Geoscience Research
> Sponsor: Education and Human Resources
> CoSponsor: Public Affairs
> Convener: Sandra Henderson
> UCAR Office of Education and Outreach
> 3085 Center Green
> Boulder, CO, USA 80301 303 497 8108
> sandrah at ucar.edu
> Annette L Schloss
> University of New Hampshire Complex Systems Research Center
> 8 College Road Durham, NH, USA 03824 603 862 0348
> annette.schloss at unh.edu
> Description: This session will focus on best practices and lessons
> learned from successful education and outreach programs and public
> engagement events that promote greater understanding of geoscience
> content and protocols through participation.
> In recent years, there has been a proliferation of programs and
> projects designed to connect researchers with ‘citizen scientists.’
> The Internet has made participation in citizen science projects
> accessible to a wide audience of interested lay persons. As a
> result, tens of thousands of citizen scientists regularly contribute
> to a variety of research projects in the geosciences.
> Submissions that address citizen science planning, marketing,
> recruiting, retention, web site design, data entry, data quality
> control, coordination and management, communication between
> participants and researchers, project evaluation, and final
> reporting back to participants are encouraged. Abstracts are
> encouraged that represent the diversity of participants found in
> citizen science projects including K-12 school groups, informal
> science centers, individuals, communities, universities, and
Begin forwarded message:
> From: AGU Fall Meeting 2009 <section at agu.org>
> Date: August 31, 2009 12:34:21 PM EDT
> To: MEMBERSEXP_D at agu.org
> Subject: AGU Abstract Submission Deadline
> Reply-To: AGU Fall Meeting 2009 <section at agu.org>
> New Abstract System -- Please Submit Early!!!
> Abstract Deadline: 3 September 2009 --
> Submission instructions can be found at: www.agu.org/meetings/fm09/
> A Union-wide science program will cover topics in all areas of
> geophysical sciences, including education and public policy.
> Approved sessions can be found on the Fall Meeting web page. Submit
> to the "general contributions" topic in your area of interest if
> your abstract does not fit into one of the approved sessions.
> Abstract Central, the abstract submissions system, has some new
> features. Please be prepared for the following:
> To access your account in Abstract Central, your AGU membership ID
> and password will be needed.
> In order to submit, your membership fees must have been paid by 20
> August 2009.
> Submissions can be saved as drafts and edited before the deadline,
> even after payment has been made. The final submission must be made
> by 3 September at 2359 EDT.
> The submission fees are: $60 for regular members, $30 for student
> members, and free for persons from low-income countries.
> ALL submissions will require credit card payment. We apologize but
> we are unable to accept other forms of payment such as purchase
> Please don't miss the submission deadline date. We hope to see you
> in San Francisco at The Meeting…….
> Brenda Weaver
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