Today marks the official launch of Old Weather: Whaling, a citizen science research initiative that will help scientists analyze historical data from whaling logbooks, in an effort to improve our understanding of long-term climate variability and weather patterns from the 19th century through today.
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Help scientists recover Arctic weather observations made by explorers. These transcriptions will contribute to climate model projections and improve a database of weather extremes. Historians will use your work to track past ship movements and the stories of the people on board.
Students contribute to the Arctic Rediscovery Project in a variety of ways – from working directly with scientists and archivists on data recovery projects to conducting field experiments.