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CITIZEN SCIENCE AND THE GATHERING OF ORNITHOLOGICAL DATA IN SINGAPORE

@inproceedings{Wee2009CITIZENSA,
  title={CITIZEN SCIENCE AND THE GATHERING OF ORNITHOLOGICAL DATA IN SINGAPORE},
  author={Yeow Chin Wee and R. Subaraj},
  year={2009}
}
Citizen science refers to the recruitment of the public to assist in the collection of scientific field data (Cohn, 2008). These volunteers, not necessarily scientists, are then known as citizen scientists. Working closely with scientists to help monitor wild animals and plants, they participate for the love of nature and the open outdoors. Such collaborations help to instill in the public an awareness of the nature around them and the wildlife in their local communities (Cooper et al., 2007… 

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