Citizen Science


eOceans combines the observations and experiences of the global community of ocean explorers to address real-world questions. 

We completed a comprehensive investigation on the value of recreational scuba divers observations to describe marine animal populations, and have combined citizen science data with other information to fill important data gaps. 

We have used event-based censuses (e.g., where every observation is recorded) to describe:

And, one-off interview-style surveys to describe:

Our results have influenced policy and management, including: