CCS Publications

Publications

Recent journal articles and other publications.

Overview

Featured:

For Science and Self: Youth Interactions with Data in Community and Citizen Science
Authors: Harris, E.M., Dixon, C.G.H., Bird E.B., Ballard, H.L.
Journal: Journal of the Learning Sciences

Community and Citizen Science at the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Authors: Meyer, R., and Drill, S.
Final project report to UC ANR.

Science Identity and Agency in Community and Citizen Science: Evidence & Potential
Authors: Ballard, H.L., Harris, E.M., Dixon, C.G.H.
White Paper Commissioned by the National Academies of Science and Engineering Committee on Designing Citizen Science to Support Science Learning

Youth-focused citizen science: Examining the role of environmental science learning and agency for conservation.
Authors: Ballard, H. L., Dixon, C. G. H., & Harris, E. M.
Journal: Biological Conservation.

Real science in the palm of your hand: A framework for designing and facilitating citizen science in the classroom.
Authors: Harris, E., and Ballard, H.
Journal: Science and Children 

2020

Sponsoring actionable science: what public science funders can do to advance sustainability and the social contract for science
Authors: Arnott, J.C., Kirchhoff, Christine., Meyer,R., Meadow, A., Bednarek, A.

What Do We Know about Young Volunteers? An Exploratory Study of Participation in Zooniverse
Authors: Herodotou,C., Aristeidou M., Miller G., Ballard, H., Robinson, L.
Journal: Citizen Science Association

For Science and Self: Youth Interactions with Data in Community and Citizen Science
Authors: Harris, E.M., Dixon, C.G.H., Bird E.B., Ballard, H.L.
Journal: Journal of the Learning Sciences

2019

Community and Citizen Science at the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Authors: Meyer, R., and Drill, S. 
Final project report to UC ANR.

Evaluating Knowledge to Support Climate Action: A Framework for Sustained Assessment
Authors: Moss, R.H., Avery, S., et al.
Journal: Weather, Climate, and Society Journal of the AMS

Engagement in science through citizen science: Moving beyond data collection.
Authors: Phillips, T. B., Ballard, H. L., Lewenstein, B. V., & Bonney, R (2019).
Journal: Science Education, 103(3), 665–690. 

Shifting K-5 Science Instruction With Next Generation Science Standards Curriculum Adoption
Authors: Margaret Harte
White Paper for the California School Board Association’s 2019 Policy and Program’s Annual Review

2018

Engagement in science through citizen science: Moving beyond data collection
Authors: Phillips, T.B., Ballard, H.L., Lewenstein, B.V., Bonney, R.
Journal: Science Education

Science Identity and Agency in Community and Citizen Science: Evidence & Potential
Authors: Ballard, H.L., Harris, E.M., Dixon, C.G.H.
White Paper Commissioned by the National Academies of Science and Engineering Committee on Designing Citizen Science to Support Science Learning

Conservation outcomes of citizen science
Authors: Ballard, H.L., Phillips, T.B., Robinson, L.
In: Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy

To co-produce or not to co-produce
Authors: Lemos, M.C., Arnott, J.C., Meyer, R., and others.
Journal: Nature Sustainability 

Boundary spanning at the science-policy interface: the practitioners’ perspectives
Authors: Bednarek, A.T., Wyborn, C., Cvitanovic, C., Meyer, R., Colvin, R.M., Addison, P.F.E., Close, S.L., and others.
Journal: Sustainability Science

Citizen science monitoring of marine protected areas: Case studies and recommendations for integration into monitoring programs
Authors: Freiwald, J., Meyer, R., and others.
Journal: Marine Ecology

Real science in the palm of your hand: A framework for designing and facilitating citizen science in the classroom.
Authors: Harris, E., and Ballard, H.
Journal: Science and Children 

2017

Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation
Edited by John A. Cigliano and Heidi L. Ballard. Routledge.

2016

Youth-focused citizen science: Examining the role of environmental science learning and agency for conservation.
Authors: Ballard, H. L., Dixon, C. G. H., & Harris, E. M.
Journal: Biological Conservation.

Citizen science can improve conservation science, natural resource management, and environmental protection.
Authors: McKinley, D. C., Miller-Rushing, A. J., Ballard, H. L., and others.
Journal: Biological Conservation.

Leveraging the power of place in citizen science for effective conservation decision making.
Authors: Newman, G., Chandler, M., Clyde, M., McGreavy, B., Haklay, M., Ballard, H. L., and others.
Journal: Biological Conservation.

Trusting land to volunteers: How and why land trusts involve volunteers in ecological monitoring.
Authors: Peters, C. B., Zhan, Y., Schwartz, M. W., Godoy, L., & Ballard, H. L.
Journal: Biological Conservation.

The Theory and Practice of Citizen Science : Launching a New Journal.
Authors: Bonney, R., Cooper, C., & Ballard, H.
Journal: Citizen Science: Theory and Practice.

Strategies Employed by Citizen Science Programs to Increase the Credibility of Their Data.
Authors: Freitag, A., Meyer, R., & Whiteman, L.
Citizen Science: Theory and Practice.

Book Chapter: Designing Usable Environmental Research.
Authors: McNie, E., Bednarek, A., Meyer, R., & Parris, A.
In: Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management

2015

Investing in citizen science can improve natural resource management and environmental protection.
Authors: McKinley, D. C., Miller-Rushing, A. J., Ballard, H. L., and others. Journal: Issues in Ecology

Making marine and coastal citizen science matter.
Authors: Cigliano, J. A., Meyer, R., Ballard, H. L., and others.
Journal: Ocean & Coastal Management.

Previous work

Next Steps for Citizen Science.
Authors: Bonney, R., Shirk, J. L., Phillips, T. B., Wiggins, A., Ballard, H. L., and others.
Journal: Science.

Citizen Science and Ocean Resource Management in California: Guidance for forming productive partnerships. 
Report led by Ryan Meyer while at the California Ocean Science Trust, CA, USA. 2014.

Public Participation in Scientific Research: a Framework for Deliberate Design.
Authors: Shirk, J. L., Ballard, H. L., and others.
Journal: Ecology and Society.

Public Participation in Scientific Research: Defining the Field and Assessing Its Potential for Informal Science Education. 
Authors: Bonney, R., Ballard, H., and others.
A CAISE Inquiry Group Report.

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