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Quality assured sampling by engaged citizen scientists supports state agency coastal water quality monitoring programs

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Preprint: Quality assured sampling by engaged citizen scientists supports state agency coastal water quality monitoring programs https://t.co/UohlRYA23x https://t.co/mOHzqIJjeB
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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Kim Falinski conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Tova Callender conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Emily Fielding conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Robin Newbold conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Dana Reed conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

James Strickland performed the experiments, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Alana Yurkanin conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Hudson Slay conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Myron Honda conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Hui o ka Wai Ola Water Quality Data [Data set]. Zenodo.

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2562379

Funding

This work was supported by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (Awards 0104.15.046650), County of Maui Office of Economic Development, Napili Bay and Beach Foundation, and the North Beach-West Maui Benefit Fund. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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