Publications about CoCoRaHS in the field of Citizen Science


These peer reviewed publications are about the field of Citizen Science and the role CoCoRaHS plays:

Rongstad, B, Montano, P., Newman, N., et al., 2021: We Are Water - Community Voices and Collaborative Partnerships Inform Development of Informal STEAM Education Experiences, AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, vol. 2021, 2021.

Montano, P., Gold, A., Leckey, E., et al., 2020: We Are Water - Community Perspectives at the Center of Designing Informal STEM Education Experiences About Water, AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, vol. 2020, 2020.

Campbell JL, Rustad LE, Garlick S, Newman N, Stanovick JS, Halm I, Driscoll CT, Barjenbruch BL, Burakowski E, Hilberg SD, Sanders KJ, Shafer JC, Doesken NJ., 2020: A comparison of low-cost collector configurations for quantifying ice accretion. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 59: 1429-1442,

Henry Reges & Nolan Doesken, 2020: A Day in the Life of the CoCoRaHS Network, Weatherwise, 73:4, 32-39, DOI: 10.1080/00431672.2020.1762416

Phillips, TB, Ballard, HL, Lewenstein, BV, Bonney, R. Engagement in science through citizen science: Moving beyond data collection. Science Education. 2019; 103: 665– 690.

Rogers, M. A., Burt, M. A., Newman, N., and Kriederman, L., 2018: Using NOAA Observations In Concert with Community Resilience Tools for Fire and Flood Resilience in the Colorado Rockies, AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, vol. 2018, 2018.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Learning through Citizen Science: Enhancing Opportunities by Design. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi:

Zheng, Feifei, and Coauthors, 2018. Crowdsourcing Methods for Data Collection in Geophysics: State of the Art, Issues, and Future Directions. American Geophysical Union, doi: 10.1029/2018RG000616, November, 2018.

S. Andrew Sheppard, Julian Turner, Jacob Thebault-Spieker, Haiyi Zhu, and Loren Terveen. 2017. Never Too Old, Cold or Dry to Watch the Sky: A Survival Analysis of Citizen Science Volunteerism. Proc. ACM Hum.- Comput. Interact. 1, CSCW, Article 94 (November 2017), 21 pages.

Appels, Willemijn M., Bradford, Lori, Chun, Kwok P., Coles, Anna E., and Graham Strickert, 2017: DIY Meteorology - Use of Citizen Science to Monitor Snow Dynamics in a Data-Sparce City.  Facets, published online 26 Sept, 2017.

Meier, F., Fenner, D., Grassmann, T., Jänicke, B., Otto, M., & Scherer, D., 2015: Challenges and Benefits from Crowd-sourced Atmospheric Data for Urban Climate Research using Berlin, Germany, as Testbed. ICUC9 - 9th International Conference on Urban Climate jointly with 12th Symposium on the Urban Environment.

Wilke, Adam K. and Lois Wright Morton, 2015: Climatologists' Communication of Climate Science to the Agricultural Sector. Science Communication, SAGE Publications, April, 2015. DOI:10.1177/1075547015581927

Hall, B. L., and Coauthors, 2015: A Community Frost/Freeze Susceptibility Operational Guidance Tool. Journal of Operational Meteorology, 3 (3),21-29.

Anne Bowser and Lea Shanley, New Visions in Citizen Science. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2013.

Lowry, Christopher S., and Michael N. Fienen. "CrowdHydrology: Crowdsourcing Hydrologic Data and Engaging Citizen Scientists." Ground Water 51, no. 1 (2013): 151-156.

Menne, Matthew J., Imke Durre, Russell S. Vose, Byron E. Gleason, and Tamara G. Houston. "An overview of the global historical climatology network-daily database." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 29, no. 7 (2012): 897-910.

Dickinson, Janis L., Jennifer Shirk, David Bonter, Rick Bonney, Rhiannon L. Crain, Jason Martin, Tina Phillips, and Karen Purcell. "The current state of citizen science as a tool for ecological research and public engagement." Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10, no. 6 (2012): 291-297.

Wardlow, Brian D., Martha C. Anderson, Justin Sheffield, Bradley D. Doorn, James P. Verdin, Xiwu Zhan, and Matthew Rodell. "16 Future Opportunities and Challenges in Remote Sensing of Drought." Remote Sensing of Drought: Innovative Monitoring Approaches (2012): 389.

National Research Council. (2009). Learning Science in Informal Environments: People, Places, and Pursuits. Committee on Learning Science in Informal Environments. Philip Bell, Bruce Lewenstein, Andrew W. Shouse, and Michael A. Feder, Editors. Board on Science Education, Center for Education. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.