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GI_Forum 2021 - Virtual Conference
Special Session „Citizen Science”
The possibility of letting people participate in scientific research has gained increasing interest in recent years. This applies in particular to questions and problems that spatial data - contributed by citizens using desktop and/ or mobile applications - will help to solve. However, although (geo-) citizen science in principle offers numerous advantages (including cost and personnel savings, support with monitoring, coverage of larger areas) - the existing potential is not always fully exploited and the existing expectations are not always fully met will.