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How Earth observations can strengthen traditional knowledge in Arctic communities. Interview for GEO

Updated: Sep 2, 2020

How can Earth Observation data, such as satellite images and in-situ observations, help to strengthen traditional forms of knowledge? How is EO being used by Indigenous Arctic communities and how are they overcoming technical barriers to the access and use of EO data?


If you are interested to find out, I invite you to read my interview with Gordon Ikayuak Brower, Iñupiat subsistence whaling captain and sea ice expert from Utqiaġvik, Alaska on the use of EO data in Arctic communities for the Group on Earth Observations.


You can read the full interview here.


Picture courtesy of Gordon Ikayuak Brower

#indigenousknowledge #satellitedata #Arctic #adaptation #subsistence

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