Public Lab Weekly Newsletter Plenty of action in the Public Lab Community right now including....
Lots of news with the Cypress Hills Air Quality (CHAQ) Initiative. http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/chaq and visit the class page: http://publiclaboratory.org/wiki/air-quality-class
New York City Public Lab chapter is being invited to many events this spring -- check out the event listings so far and sign up for ones you'd like to lead: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/plots-nyc/amUhGMuaWts
Last Sunday, Philip Winn and more than a dozen friends flew a balloon on three tethers from the highest point in New York City -- Prospect Park's Lookout Hill. They have an interesting project developing, so stay tuned, and in the meantime check out their birds-eye view of Manhattan skyscrapers: https://twitter.com/philipwinn/status/313410309245267968 http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/liz/3-17-2013/prospect-park-lookout-hill-crew
[Kickstarter and Spectral Challenge Update] (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jywarren/public-lab-diy-spectrometry-kit/posts/434162)
The new plots-infrared list has some interesting threads: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!forum/plots-infrared The 5th annual iLAND symposium is coming up in NYC
Among the research notes from this last week: Using a spectrometer to investigate photosynthetically active radiation
New Maps plenty of new maps this week including: