Arctic Canada - The Culture Cure
Episode 30

Predicting Arctic Ice Cover-A Marriage Between Tradition and Technology

Robert Feagan published on

A new approach to providing invaluable, data-driven insights into sea-ice thickness and local ice conditions in the Canadian Arctic is utilizing traditional knowledge combined with technology. SmartICE is an award-winning technological innovation for the North. It is the world's first climate change adaptation tool to integrate the traditional knowledge of sea ice with advanced data acquisition and remote monitoring technology. In this episode we discuss this groundbreaking approach with SmartICE Executive Director, Carolann Harding, and SmartICE Regional Operations Lead for Nunavut's Qikiqtaaluk Region, Andrew Arreak. 

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