Observer Events

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River and Lake Ice Observing Training using SIKU and GLOBE Observer

Date: 12/12/2023 - 12/12/2023
Time: 3:00 pm ET - 4:00 pm ET
Location: virtual

Please join Dr. Katie Spellman (University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fresh Eyes on Ice project and Alaska GLOBE Partnership) and Sophie Crump (Arctic Eider Society, SIKU) for a cross-continent ice observing webinar on Tuesday December 12 at 11 am AKST / 3 pm EST.  The 1 hour training will cover how to observe changes in river and lake ice seasonality and interesting or dangerous ice conditions using the the SIKU and GLOBE Observer photo observing apps. Please have one or both the apps downloaded to your phone or tablet prior to the training. SIKU app: GLOBE Observer app:

Register here for the online event. 

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