Whitepaper #255 in the Decadal Survey for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics) 2024-2033. Main topics: basic research; infrastructure/workforce/other programmatic. Additional topics: ground-based missions/projects; emerging opportunities; state of the profession; […]
Heliophysics has a strong history of benefiting from citizen science that dates back to the 18th century & continues. However, we have only scratched the surface. With sustained funding & strategic leadership from NASA & NSF, crowdsourced science can help return further scientific gains in conjunction with satellite mission opportunities while keeping science accessible to the general public.