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« Reply #510 on: November 19, 2014, 04:01:54 am »
One thing about Old Weather - with the few and prolific as the keel and frames of the outfit - we are often mentioned in the 'top 10 coolest' citizen science projects listed in various media.

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« Reply #511 on: November 19, 2014, 04:25:00 am »
One thing about Old Weather - with the few and prolific as the keel and frames of the outfit - we are often mentioned in the 'top 10 coolest' citizen science projects listed in various media.
8) That is good to know.  When I mention Galaxyzoo or Plankton Portal or even the Kelp project to the staff I work with or the patients they look at me as if I am from another planet ::)...... But if I say I am doing weather reports off logs from ships. They have heard of this project.  :o It boggles the mind.

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« Reply #512 on: November 19, 2014, 12:50:16 pm »
I had a go at kelp - got very confused and decided I didn't really know what I was up to after about a dozen images.  :-[ ::)

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« Reply #513 on: November 19, 2014, 12:54:35 pm »
One thing about Old Weather - with the few and prolific as the keel and frames of the outfit - we are often mentioned in the 'top 10 coolest' citizen science projects listed in various media.
8) That is good to know.  When I mention Galaxyzoo or Plankton Portal or even the Kelp project to the staff I work with or the patients they look at me as if I am from another planet ::)...... But if I say I am doing weather reports off logs from ships. They have heard of this project.  :o It boggles the mind.
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« Reply #514 on: December 16, 2014, 03:49:18 pm »
http://www.reuters.com/video/2014/12/15/old-ship-records-to-shed-light-on-arctic?videoId=347840966

This is the Reuters Multimedia wire story I mentioned last week. Its up on 20 or 30 outlets this morning. US, UK, Canada, etc.

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« Reply #515 on: December 16, 2014, 03:57:48 pm »
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« Reply #516 on: December 16, 2014, 04:32:40 pm »
A lovely video article, Kevin.  :)

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« Reply #517 on: December 16, 2014, 04:40:22 pm »
Well done, Kevin. Tweeted, Facebooked etc.  :)
(Shame oldWeather was not named!)
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« Reply #518 on: December 16, 2014, 05:23:27 pm »
Great video Kevin - and seeing the "moving pictures" of shipboard activity surprised me!  But how will someone find us from the video?  Neither "Old Weather" nor Zooniverse is mentioned. 

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« Reply #519 on: December 16, 2014, 05:55:57 pm »
Great video Kevin - and seeing the "moving pictures" of shipboard activity surprised me!  But how will someone find us from the video?  Neither "Old Weather" nor Zooniverse is mentioned. 

But Kevin's NOAA project is front and center in the article, and his site has links to us.  Also, although I have a very small presence on Facebook, I shared the Reuters link on my timeline with my comment including www.oldWeather.org and so did mod Caro.  If even a few of us do that independently, it will give OW a boost also.  :)

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« Reply #520 on: December 16, 2014, 06:09:00 pm »
Shared on mine too - good idea!

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« Reply #521 on: December 16, 2014, 06:27:02 pm »
I have the OW link in my BOINC profiles ;D

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« Reply #522 on: December 16, 2014, 07:23:12 pm »
Naval-History.Net's 500+ friends on Facebook now have a link to the OW interface from the shared Reuters story.  ;)

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« Reply #523 on: December 16, 2014, 10:36:58 pm »
Thanks all - I'm finding it is sometimes hard to keep the oldweather.org mentions from getting edited out, alas, although my left ear seems to have been unexpectedly key in this case. Generally there is no input option in the editing process...

I collected several movie links from the National Archives which I will post (they take some minutes to download). The one featured was from the BEAR 1921 voyage called 'A trip to the Arctic with Uncle Sam'.


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« Reply #524 on: December 16, 2014, 10:42:13 pm »
Some moving pictures available from the National Archives:

Trip to the Arctic with Uncle Sam (cutter Bear 1921)
http://research.archives.gov/description/12687

Roles and missions of the US Coast Guard
http://research.archives.gov/description/6434

The story of the US Coast Guard 1935 (cutter Northland at 36:00)
http://research.archives.gov/description/5968

Ice patrol newsreel (misc.)
http://research.archives.gov/description/39115

On Foreign Shores
http://research.archives.gov/description/5949

Navy ships underway, WW2
http://research.archives.gov/description/2485234

Transports (1919)
http://research.archives.gov/description/5908

Footage of the USS Constitution - probably 1930s.
http://research.archives.gov/description/28558