If you are a scientist
FairWind act as research kit for marine data collection especially dedicated to coastal environment management and protection.
Collected data could be shared with the scientist community and redistributed to the world as open big data.
FairWind uses the cloud based as, but not limited to, Globus service (https://www.globus.org) to send collected data when a valid internet connection is available.
Depth sounders collected by FairWind users can make better open and commercial marine charts.
The marine protected areas could have great benefits pushing the use of FairWind as a continuos, environmental friendly, data crowdsourcing.