Community-based monitoring and Citizen Science in the Svalbard area - 06-09 August 2022

A workshop was organised by the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC) as part of the CAPARDUS H2020 project and Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) as part of the CULTCOAST project .  The workshop objetives were:

  • Review status of Community-based monitoring and Citizen Science (CBM-CS) systems in Svalbard and other Arctic areas and identify issues in further development of the systems
  • Plan and identify CBM-CS activities in support of cultural heritage research in Svalbard
  • Review guidelines, practices, standards and regulation which are relevant for CBM-CS activities in Svalbard and Arctic in general
  • Discuss how an Arctic Practice System should be designed to be a useful digital resource for people living and working in Svalbard.

The final programme, the participant list and all presentations are attached below.

An instruction video about the Ocean Best Practice Repository has been prepared by Jay and Pauline: 

UNIS, Longyearbyen
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