ArcNews Article – Summer 2015

GIS Makes Citizen Science More Accessible
How the General Public Can Regain the Thrill of Scientific Discovery

By Dr. Lei Lani Stelle, University of Redlands

“Science means “knowledge” in Latin (scientia), with modern definitions focused on obtaining this scientia through systematic observation and experimentation to learn about the natural world.

This sounds straightforward. Why, then, is science met with such controversy and unease when presented to the general public?”

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