Citizen scientists are filling research gaps created by the pandemic

Citizen scientists are filling research gaps created by the pandemic

Citizen scientists are filling research gaps created by the pandemic

The rapid spread of COVID-19 in 2020 disrupted field research and environmental monitoring efforts worldwide. Travel restrictions and social distancing forced scientists to cancel studies or pause their work for months. These limits measurably reduced the accuracy of weather forecasts and created data gaps on issues ranging from bird migration to civil rights in U.S. public schools.
Citizen scientists are filling research gaps created by the pandemic