Scientists Need Your Help Rescuing 100-Year-Old Weather Records

« A new citizen-science project needs volunteers to digitize decades of temperature, rain and barometric data from across western Europe
Scientists can measure changes in climate for thousands or even millions of years by deciphering clues in nature—analyzing tree rings, ice cores, lake sediments and more. But reliable, standardized records for weather only stretch back around 100 years. Now, as Jonathan Amos reports for the BBC, scientists are hoping to recover more of that historical weather data—and they need your help. (…) »