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Category Text Publication
Reference Category Book chapters
DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-58278-4_12
Licence creative commons licence
Title (Primary) Citizen science, health, and environmental justice
Title (Secondary) The science of citizen science
Author Ceccaroni, L.; Woods, S.M.; Sprinks, J.; Wilson, S.; Faustman, E.M.; Bonn, A. ORCID logo ; Greshake Tzovaras, B.; Subirats, L.; Kimura, A.H.
Publisher Vohland, K.; Land-Zandstra, A.; Ceccaroni, L.; Lemmens, R.; Perelló, J.; Ponti, M.; Samson, R.; Wagenknecht, K.
Year 2021
Department iDiv; ESS
Page From 219
Page To 239
Language englisch
Topic T5 Future Landscapes
Keywords Review; Controversies; Social responsibility
Abstract This chapter considers the interface of citizen science, health, and environmental justice. We review citizen science research undertaken by civic educators, scientists, and communities that aims to broaden scientific knowledge and encourage democratic engagement and, more specifically, to address complex problems related to public health and the environment. We provide a review of the current state of existing citizen science projects and examine how citizen science, health, and environmental justice impact each other, both positively and negatively. Specific challenges that relate to these projects are discussed, especially those that are not obvious or applicable to more traditional citizen science projects.
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Ceccaroni, L., Woods, S.M., Sprinks, J., Wilson, S., Faustman, E.M., Bonn, A., Greshake Tzovaras, B., Subirats, L., Kimura, A.H. (2021):
Citizen science, health, and environmental justice
In: Vohland, K., Land-Zandstra, A., Ceccaroni, L., Lemmens, R., Perelló, J., Ponti, M., Samson, R., Wagenknecht, K. (eds.)
The science of citizen science
Springer, Cham, p. 219 - 239