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Galapagos Shark Diving Enhances Citizen Science Expeditions with Satellite Internet Connectivity

Citizen Scientist photographing a silky shark in the Galápagos Islands

Diver watching and counting hammerhead sharks for Citizen Science research in the Galapagos Islands

Diver counting hammerhead sharks for Citizen Science research in the Galapagos Islands

Diver filming adult whale shark with GoPro supporting a Citizen Science program in Darwin Arch, Galapagos Islands

Diver filming enourmous whale shark with GoPro supporting a Citizen Science program in the Galápagos Islands

The new connectivity ensures that our guests can share their incredible underwater encounters and crucial research findings instantaneously, bridging the gap between exploration and conservation.”

— Jenny Waack, Founder of Galapagos Shark Diving

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, ECUADOR, May 3, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — Galapagos Shark Diving, a leading provider of environmentally conscious diving expeditions, has announced a significant upgrade to its Citizen Science programs this season, implementing Starlink satellite internet aboard its expeditions. This enhancement is expected to enable seamless communication and transform the way marine conservation research is conducted.

The new internet connectivity allows participants to stay in touch via platforms like WhatsApp, ensuring reliable communication even in the remote waters of the Galapagos. This feature will also facilitate real-time data uploads, allowing divers to contribute directly to ongoing marine research projects.

Direct Impact Through Real-Time Data Contribution

The data collected by divers will support research that monitors and protects endangered species, such as whale sharks and hammerhead sharks, with the ability to upload sightings and other critical information directly from the sea.

Engagement with Marine Scientists

These expeditions provide an immersive educational experience, led by experienced marine biologists. Participants gain firsthand insights into marine behaviors, conservation challenges, and the latest research techniques, which enriches their understanding of the Galapagos’ marine environment.

Educational Workshops on the Ocean’s Ecology

In addition to diving activities, onboard workshops focus on marine ecology, conservation strategies, and scientific data collection, enhancing participants’ knowledge as citizen scientists.

Success Stories from the Deep

Data collected during previous expeditions has contributed to marine protected areas and changes in international wildlife protection policies. This demonstrates the significant impact of divers’ contributions on global conservation efforts.

Join a Special 15-Day Expedition

A special 15-day diving expedition is available for those wishing to contribute to marine science and experience the Galapagos’ underwater beauty. For more information and to reserve a spot, visit the webpage Galapagos Shark Diving.

About Galapagos Shark Diving

Galapagos Shark Diving provides high-quality, sustainable diving experiences focused on protecting and understanding the marine environment of the Galapagos Islands.

Jenny Waack
Galapagos Shark Diving
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Originally published at https://www.einpresswire.com/article/707816805/galapagos-shark-diving-enhances-citizen-science-expeditions-with-satellite-internet-connectivity

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