AM2/OEP5

Citizen Science: Intersection of Professional - Amateur Astronomy (co-organized)
Convener: P. A. Yanamandra-Fisher  | Co-Convener: A.C. Cook 
Oral Program
 / Thu, 11 Sep, 16:00–17:30 / Room Mars
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The traditional method of direct professional - amateur astronomer collaborations has undergone a fundamental change with recent advances in technology, social media and big data, giving way to citizen science with many applications. This session invites papers on methodology, applications of citizen science to outreach, research, transformative approaches to science education and the future of citizen science.