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Citclops/EyeOnWater @
Vendée Globe
An observatory for ocean optical monitoring
Luigi Ceccaroni1
Alexander Steblin2
Eleonor...
Index
1.- The Citclops/EyeOnWater project
2.- Scientific importance of color and transparency
3.- What gives color to seas...
The Citclops/EyeOnWater project
Extending historic water-quality data sets, using:
● standard techniques
● citizen science...
Scientific importance of color and transparency
Relation to plankton and food chain
Besides water, temperature and salinit...
What gives color to seas, lakes and rivers?
Phytoplankton (chlorophyll): small algal cells
growing in fresh and saline wat...
How is color determined?
Besides hyper- and multi-spectral radiometers:
● the Forel-Ule scale (via the Citclops/EyeOnWater...
Citizens and science
Citizens can help science by using the EyeOnWater smartphone
app.
Pictures and metadata are sent to t...
EyeOnWater and the Vendée Globe race 2016–17
Collaboration with the Barcelona Foundation for Ocean Sailing
(FNOB): Citclop...
Conclusions
Much of the growth in citizen-science initiatives results from integration of the
Internet and mobile technolo...
Resources
https://eyeonwater.wordpress.com/
http://www.eyeonwater.org/
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/eyeonwater-colour/i...
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Citclops/EyeOnWater @ Barcelona - Citizen science day 2016

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Citclops/EyeOnWater @ Vendée Globe is a cooperation among organizations involved in the European project Citclops, organizations involved in the Vendée Globe sailing race, skippers, scientists, and citizens, to observe the color of the ocean on the path of the Vendée Globe. It uses tools and sensors developed by the European-Commission–funded project Citclops (Citizens’ Observatory for Coast and Ocean Optical Monitoring), which introduced an innovative concept for water-quality monitoring, to help oceanographers and limnologists in monitoring natural waters, with a strong focus on long-term data series related to environmental sciences.

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Citclops/EyeOnWater @ Barcelona - Citizen science day 2016

  1. 1. Citclops/EyeOnWater @ Vendée Globe An observatory for ocean optical monitoring Luigi Ceccaroni1 Alexander Steblin2 Eleonora Albini 1 1000001 Labs 2 Eurecat Citizen Science Day 2016, Barcelona November 18th , 2016
  2. 2. Index 1.- The Citclops/EyeOnWater project 2.- Scientific importance of color and transparency 3.- What gives color to seas, lakes and rivers? 4.- How are color and transparency determined? 5.- Citizens and science 6.- EyeOnWater and the Vendée Globe race 2016–2017
  3. 3. The Citclops/EyeOnWater project Extending historic water-quality data sets, using: ● standard techniques ● citizen science ● smartphones Water-quality descriptors used: color and transparency New policies concerning environmental resources should have citizens’ support from the beginning.
  4. 4. Scientific importance of color and transparency Relation to plankton and food chain Besides water, temperature and salinity, the color and transparency of water belong to the oldest observed descriptors of lakes, seas and oceans. The color of water is an essential climate variable defined by the World Meteorological Organization. Forel-Ule color: observations between 1890 and 2000
  5. 5. What gives color to seas, lakes and rivers? Phytoplankton (chlorophyll): small algal cells growing in fresh and saline waters Suspended particles: sand, clay, organic material Yellow substance or humic acid: yellow colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) by rivers
  6. 6. How is color determined? Besides hyper- and multi-spectral radiometers: ● the Forel-Ule scale (via the Citclops/EyeOnWater app)
  7. 7. Citizens and science Citizens can help science by using the EyeOnWater smartphone app. Pictures and metadata are sent to the EyeOnWater database for further analysis. Historical data can be complemented with new data collected by citizens. Context awareness: time, position, environmental conditions, user profile
  8. 8. EyeOnWater and the Vendée Globe race 2016–17 Collaboration with the Barcelona Foundation for Ocean Sailing (FNOB): Citclops/EyeOnWater app used by the One Planet One Ocean boat ● To engage citizens in the observation of the color of the ocean thanks to the inspiration provided by the Vendée Globe ● To observe the color of the ocean on the path of the Vendée Globe ● To manage environmental data and improve citizen science through artificial intelligence solutions ● To provide scientific value to the Vendée Globe ● To promote research and development about the environment ● To develop a demonstrations of the integration between citizen science and Copernicus marine environment monitoring services [marine.copernicus.eu]
  9. 9. Conclusions Much of the growth in citizen-science initiatives results from integration of the Internet and mobile technologies into everyday life. Citizen science has the potential to increase the monitoring of aquatic ecosystems through the participation and engagement of local people with no specific scientific training to collect and analyze data. Various categories of citizens can be involved: Skippers, High-schools kids, Artisanal fishers, Fish farmers, Sea kayakers, Diving-club members, ONG volunteers.
  10. 10. Resources https://eyeonwater.wordpress.com/ http://www.eyeonwater.org/ https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/eyeonwater-colour/id1021542366?mt=8 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nl.maris.citclops.crosswalk http://www.citclops.eu/ http://www.citizen-obs.eu/ http://citclops-data-explorer.herokuapp.com/bwr http://www.vendeeglobe.org/en/
  11. 11. Citclops/EyeOnWater @ Vendée Globe An observatory for ocean optical monitoring Luigi Ceccaroni Alexander Steblin Eleonora Albini Citizen Science Day 2016, Barcelona November 18th , 2016 luigi@1000001labs.org

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