The Local Observations database was developed to record, archive, and share indigenous sea ice knowledge and expertise. This information is generously shared with the public by the observers and the communities within which the observers reside. We ask that anyone interested in browsing or using the information review and agree to adhere to the ethical and appropriate use guidelines.
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I understand that the observations compiled in this product were made by recognized local sea ice experts and are shared generously by the observers and their communities to help further education, scientific research, and communication between holders of local and indigenous knowledge and research scientists. I also understand that the observations were made in the context of sea ice knowledge and use specific to the different communities that are part of this project; any interpretation of the data should respect this context.
When using or referencing data from this product for research or reporting purposes, I:
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