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#CrowdCloudLIVE After each episode's WORLD premiere in April, show host, producer, and people seen on the show participated in post-premiere roundtable discussions. Viewers like you listened in, asked questions, and were able to dive deeper into the power of Citizen Science.
Watch the recorded Facebook Live events now. Discover more about how Citizen Science is revolutionizing the ways we gather, analyze, and utilize the data that fuels scientific research, discovery, and community action.
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With this project, talking about the weather is much more than idle chat. Weather radar isn’t perfect, and it can’t see what’s going on at ground level, so forecasters fine tune their maps with place-specific information from volunteers. The NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory collects public weather reports through their free app mPING (Meteorological Phenomena Identification Near the Ground). The reports you help generate are anonymous and immediately archived into a database at NSSL, then displayed on a map that anyone can access. This data helps develop new radar and forecasting technologies and techniques to better improve weather reports.