Diving Into the Data: Computer Scientists Empower Citizen Scientists

On its clear blue surface, Lake Sunapee appears calm, but there’s a lot of science going on in its depths. Everything about the New Hampshire lake, from its blue-green algae to water quality to general limnology (lake science), is fodder for researchers from universities and government agencies. But though much is learned about the lake every day, it wasn’t always filtering through to the general public — the people who live and play by the lake. More >

Update: This story was picked up by the newsletter of the ACM, the primary computer science professional organization. Thanks guys!

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