Collect data from the web or via mobile application, data curation by users, public or private projects
As a scientist you can create free projects, and build a community of user to help you find valuable data and curate the tons of gathered information. You define a basic form then user sends a photo, with its position and the filled form. Domain can be biology, architecture, birds...
As a community science citizen you can help scientists gather information and help them curate their data.
You have seen something of interest for one of the projects? Take a photo and send it with geo data (on your mobile phone, or afterward on the project site).
Scitizen make use of the free but limited Google Maps API. Usage is limited. If you think your project will need high usage, you can get and use your own API key for your project at Google.