Yassar Ansari, founder of Project Noah, speaks with students about citizen science and exploration


The energetic and enthusiastic founder of Project Noah, Yasser Ansari, gave us some of his time for the MAF 579 course in Citizen and Participatory Science to discuss Project Noah, his inspiration for the app and platform, and where citizen exploration is headed in the future.  He is one of several guest speakers slated to speak to students this semester as part of this course.  The class is part of the core curriculum for students in the new Exploration Science program.



Exploration Science Program Launches!


The Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science have teamed up to launch a new Master’s Degree in Exploration Science. Offered as part of the innovative Master of Professional Science program, the new track teaches critical exploration skills, providing students with the know-how to conduct expedition-driven scientific inquiry and field-based communication.

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