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Surfing & Ocean Environment

Lecture on the power of citizen science and how this can influence our public knowledge and can influence policy. Surfers are traveling observers that can detect and gather important data on the environment, culture and beyond.
Speaker: Sacha Guggenheimer
Recorded at: WCSM19 Torquay, Victoria, Australia
Lenght of video: 26:45

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