STARS4ALL: Open Data and Open Hardware for Creating Awareness on Light Pollution | European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)
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"STARS4ALL: Open Data and Open Hardware for Creating Awareness on Light Pollution Case study by Oscar Corcho,
UPM STARS4ALL is an EU-funded project that supports professional and amateur scientists who work on light pollution, raising awareness about its negative consequences for human and animal well-being and diminished ability to see starry nights. CS aspect: STARS4ALL provides economic, logistic, policy and communications support to light-pollution initiatives proposed by citizens, activists and/or professional scientists. Games with a purpose are used for data curation. OS aspect: The project helps light-pollution initiatives to adopt an open data strategy, and is creating a network of open-hardware photometers where data that is being generated is also available under open licenses. http://www.stars4all.eu/"