Citizen science

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About Citizen Science

The OPCC defines citizen science as the engagement of the general public in scientific research activities. Through citizen science, volunteers actively contribute to science with their intellectual efforts, knowledge, tools or resources.

Citizen science initiatives allow citizens to voluntarily provide experimental data to researchers. Thus, while volunteers add value to research, they also have the opportunity to acquire new skills and contribute to improving scientific knowledge.

According to the OPCC, this type of open, collaborative and cross-cutting scenario is the ideal context to strengthen interactions between science, society and politics, including in terms of climate change and adaptation.

Within the framework of the OPCC2 project, the Observatory aims to centralize in its information platform the citizen science actions planned in two of its associated projects: FLORAPYR and REPLIM. Through this initiative, databases and cross-border observations on Pyrenean flora, lakes and peatlands can be broadened.


  • Replim
  • Consult the observationS on sensitive ecosystems (lakes and peatlands) of the program volunteers






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Technical Committee and executive board

Govern d'Andorra Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine Gobierno de Aragón Generalitat de Catalunya Eusko Jaurlaritza | Gobierno Vasco Occitanie Nafarroako Gobernua | Gobierno de Navarra

Steering committee and OPCC2 partners

FORESPIR CTP Universidad Zaragoza IPE - CSIC Conservatorie Botanique National EEAD - CSIC brgm

Cofinancers of the OPCC2 Project

Occitanie alima'agri POCTEFA Fundación Biodiversidad PIMA adapta


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