Cruise Expedition Monitoring Workshop and Dialogue - Seminar: On improving and expanding the environmental monitoring efforts of cruise ships in the Arctic, March 7-8 2019, Longyearbyen, Svalbard.
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The objectives of the workshop is to jointly develop a cruise expeditions’ Arctic environmental monitoring program comprising dedicated citizen science programs. The workshop is part of the INTAROS WP4 on Community-based monitoring. Cruise expeditions have the potential to support environmental protection efforts by obtaining information that can help scientists conduct conservation research and provide a better basis for management decisions. Representatives from cruise operators, citizen science programs, local government, local scientists and INTAROS will meet to discuss and develop a Cruise Expeditions Monitoring Program to be tested around Svalbard and in other areas of the Arctic. The focus will be on working towards agreeing on simple methods that can be used alongside the normal cruise activities at sea and on land, and which can be reported on, as far as possible, by using the same format. We will look for monitoring that is meaningful to all involved and which will make th.....
PublisherINTAROS H2020 Project (GA No. 727890)
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)3
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)Sea ice
Marine turtles, birds, mammals abundance and distribution
Best Practice TypeTraining and Educational Material
Manual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
Spatial CoverageArctic Ocean
CitationPoulsen, M.K.,Iversen, L.; Mikkelsen, N.E. and Danielsen, D. (2019) Cruise Expedition Monitoring Workshop and Dialogue - Seminar: On improving and expanding the environmental monitoring efforts of cruise ships in the Arctic, March 7-8 2019, Longyearbyen, Svalbard. Bergen, Norway, NORDECO and INTAROS, 22pp, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-801
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