Videos: Old Weather Project

The Weather Channel interviewed JISAO's Kevin Wood about his Old Weather research project. NOAA and the National Archives are posting 19th century ship logs online and asking the public for help in mining the climate data they contain. Published on February 6, 2013

More videos and information on how you can become involved can be found on the Old Weather website.


The past, present and future of Old Weather

JISAO researcher Kevin Wood remembers the origins of the Old Weather project. He also talks about log books from the USS Jeanette - a Royal Navy ship that set out to discover the North Pole in 1879 - and the future of data gathering in the National Archives. 

Interview by Hannah Hickey, UW News