The dataset is currently not quality controlled and so comes ‘as is’.
For sailors we have a policy that data is freely available via the website map, while for academics / researchers we ask for a donation as the project is run from volunteer time and efforts i.e., there is no under-pinning grant funding salaries etc. Currently, we suggest £500 GBP per year of data, or part thereof, requested. However, as we do not want to hinder research we only ask for a ‘donation’ – the decision is yours.
We also expect that the project is acknowledged in any resulting publication using the following:
The authors thank the Secchi Disk project www.secchidisk.org for the seafarer Secchi Depth data.
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