This page contains a collection of software, images, videos, and presentations relating to the oldWeather project. All this material is available for re-use by anyone who wants to speak, write, blog, etc. about the project, or to extend it. Please give credit to the project as a whole, and to the specific creator, where indicated.
- The oldWeather website runs on the Zooniverse’s Scribe platform
- The software used to process and analyse the observations is different for the two generations of the project:
Both posters were made by Kevin Wood, NOAA – University of Washington Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO).
- Old Weather: Our Weather’s Past, the Climate’s Future – please credit NOAA/PMEL
- New Perspective on Past Climate from Historical US Navy and Coast Guard logs. (Kevin’s talk at the National Archives).
- Arctic rediscovery – please credit NOAA/PMEL
- Information transcribed from the log of the USS Rodgers (Similar videos for other ships)
- Royal Navy ship movements, 1914-1923
- Effect of oldWeather observations on an atmospheric reanalysis
There are more related videos, but they are not all available for re-use, please contact their creators for permission.
- oldWeather: Port and Starboard – presentation at the History of Science Museum in Oxford in April 2013. Please credit Joan Arthur. (12Mb, Microsoft PowerPoint format).
- Naval History from oldWeather. Please credit Dean Aschenbrenner. (12Mb, Microsoft PowerPoint format).
- Old Weather – Arctic: large-scale environmental data rescue through crowdsourcing – April 2013. Please credit Kevin Wood, NOAA – University of Washington Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO). (22Mb, Microsoft PowerPoint format). See also a video of Kevin giving this talk.
- “Citizen Science for climate reconstruction” – presentation to the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in February 2013. Please credit Philip Brohan, Met Office Hadley Centre. (117Mb – Apple Keynote format).
- Ship histories.
- How much work has the project done?. Also.
- How many people are participating?
- How accurate are the transcriptions?
- Royal Meteorological Society award
See also the project results page.
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