Corpus ID: 117151450

Citizen Science on the Faroe Islands in Advance of an Eclipse

  title={Citizen Science on the Faroe Islands in Advance of an Eclipse},
  author={Geoff C Sims and Kate Russo},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
  • Geoff C Sims, Kate Russo
  • Published 2014
  • Physics, History
  • arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics
  • On 2015 March 20, a total solar eclipse will occur in the North Atlantic, with the Kingdom of Denmark's Faroe Islands and Norway's Svalbard archipelago (formerly Spitzbergen) being the only options for land-based observing. The region is known for wild, unpredictable, and often cloudy conditions, which potentially pose a serious threat for people hoping to view the spectacle. We report on a citizen-science, weather-monitoring project, based in the Faroe Islands, which was conducted in March… CONTINUE READING