Ship logs document climate of the past: Arctic Rediscovery

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Published on Oct 24, 2012

NOAA and the U.S. National Archives are teaming with Old Weather and thousands of citizen volunteers to transcribe climate data from historical ship logbooks into modern digital formats that can be used to extend modern global climate data sets to earlier times in order to better understand the climate of today.

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The Arctic Rediscovery website includes a gallery of photos revealing fascinating details of life on historical ships in the Bering Sea/Arctic, related student projects, and other resources.

Support for the Arctic Rediscovery Project is provided by North Pacific Research Board (NPRB). Many partners and collaborators have made indispensible contributions to the project.



Northern_Clips‘s insight:

Charting the #Arctic’s Future With Ship #Logbooks from the Past #ClimateChange @ClimateCentral


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