News @NEON – CO floods, Soil, Sensors and more

Fall 2013  In this issue  Colorado flooding Ecologically sensitive construction Seasonal citizen science data  Australian collaboration Aquatic sensors and soil archive EcoSIS collaboration Recent publications by NEON staff Selected job postings   NEON staff, offices and sites in Colorado were spared the worst impacts of the historic flooding that ravaged much …

Towards a New Participatory Citizen Science Contract for Science Data Mining and Biobanking

Towards a New Participatory Citizen Science Contract for Science Data Mining and Biobanking Mainstream research should invite forms of participation that treat donors as citizens committed to achieving a public good, not as repositories of informatic gold, ripe for mining. Thanks to continually evolving network technology, participants could easily remain …