Land and soil citizen science projects

Citizen scientists can help monitor wind erosion, share what they know about soils or report dust storms.

Soil Knowledge Network: examining soil textures Help us take care of our land and soils by joining us.

If you are a retired soil scientist, a landholder or have a special interest in soil management, you can help build and share knowledge about our soils.

Land and soil citizen science projects include:

  • NSW Soil Knowedge Network
  • Dustwatch
  • SoilWatch

By taking part in these citizen science projects, your work will help protect our land and soil for future generations.


OEH Citizen Science Strategy 2016-18

Citizen science is scientific work undertaken by members of the general public, often in collaboration with or under the direction of professional scientists and scientific institutions.