Old Ship Logs Reveal …Hints about Climate

September 3, 2014

Brian Naylor of NPR’s “Morning Edition” describes the Old Weather project, a citizen-science gateway that helps scientists fill in their gaps about climate history. Citizens are transcribing the logbooks of mariners from long ago. The project, created by Kevin Wood, a research scientist with NOAA and the University of Washington, allows “long-term, complete reconstruction of the Earth’s atmosphere.”

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