Sailing into an Uncertain Future - Connecting Sailors and Scientists to Monitor the Pulse of the Changing Arctic


The number of sailing yachts that are venturing into Arctic waters has increased in the past decade. As a result, the sailing community has the potential to transform observational studies in the region. Longterm, cross-border engagement strategies are necessary to transition to a persistent and organized presence of sailing citizen scientists in the Arctic. In addition to tapping the well of citizen science, sailboats can provide scientists with affordable, flexible, and sustainable research platforms.
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