Tag Archive: citizen science

Julia’s maths degree adds up to a publication

August 14, 2021 11:27 am Published by Comments Off on Julia’s maths degree adds up to a publication

Julie Potgieter was looking for a better way to explore potential careers when an e-mail came through about working on a climate-related research project for undergraduate students. She jumped at the opportunity and was fortunate enough to be accepted into the program.

UNSW03: Crowdsourcing air temperature variability in the Sydney area using citizen weather stations

August 6, 2020 1:25 pm Published by Comments Off on UNSW03: Crowdsourcing air temperature variability in the Sydney area using citizen weather stations

This study aims to evaluate the air temperature data crowdsourced from such sensing units, Netatmo’ citizen weather stations (CWS), used at multiple locations around Sydney area and analyse its application for monitoring the urban climate in this region.

It’s raining useful data with new WeatheX mobile app

December 5, 2018 2:17 pm Published by Comments Off on It’s raining useful data with new WeatheX mobile app

The new WeatheX mobile app takes crowd-sourced observations of wind, hail, flooding and tornadoes. The information gathered from these citizen scientists then goes through a manual quality control process and is stored in a database.

RP1 Extreme Rainfall report: December 2018

December 4, 2018 3:31 pm Published by Comments Off on RP1 Extreme Rainfall report: December 2018

A range of international workshops, a new citizen science app and some significant research has made the past four months a busy time for the Extreme Rainfall research program.