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Leading Practices, Resources, and Information around Community Science

Community Science Exchange is a new platform, led by a coalition of societies and partners, aimed at developing and promulgating leading practices, resources, and information around community science.

Community Science (noun):
\ kəˈmyo͞onədē ˈsī-ən(t)s \
The equitable collaboration of science with communities aimed at outcomes for the benefit of communities. Work can be collaboratively or community-led.


Interested in Contributing?

As a first step, we recommend sending a presubmission inquiry to

Submissions to the Community Science Exchange, including project descriptions, resources, community comments, or news items are welcome.

To submit research articles and commentaries to the peer-reviewed journal Community Science, please visit the Journal Submissions page.


Map of the world on a Dymaxion projection, with 15° graticule. Justin Kunimune, CC BY-SA 4.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons
credit: Justin Kunimune, CC BY-SA 4.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

CSE Editorial Board


Lead Editor

Kevin Noone
Deputy Editor for the Knowledge Exchange
Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Stockholm University

American Geophysical Union

Deputy Editors

Paula R. Buchanan
Deputy Editor for the Journal
Instructor, Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA), Tulane University

American Geophysical Union

Jean J. Schensul
Deputy Editor for the Knowledge Exchange
Director and Senior Scientist, Institute for Community Research

American Anthropological Association


Claire Francis Beveridge
Postdoctoral Associate, Tropical Rivers Lab
Florida International University
American Geophysical Union

Shobhana Gupta
Open Innovation and Community Applications Manager,
NASA, Applied Sciences
American Public Health Association

Muki Haklay
Professor, University College London
Citizen Science Association

Heidi Roop
Professor, University of Minnesota

Julia Parrish
Professor and Associate Dean, University of Washington
Community Science Association

Kate Semmens
Science Director, Nature Nurture Center

Roopam Shukla
Postdoctoral Researcher, Potsdam Institue for Climate Impact Research
American Meteorological Society

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Why is Collaborative Research Important? This is a narrative of collaboratively generated insights for the diverse communities where we undertook research.

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