Sara 55 research notes and 354 wiki edits

Hello, I'm a cofounder of Public Lab and former Director of Toxics and Health Research. In 2012 I left Public Lab's Staff to become an Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and Sociology/Anthropology at Northeastern University. At Northeastern I'm part of developing an interdisciplinary Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI). I continue to be involved in Public Lab as a researcher and organizer.

Joined almost 8 years ago

About Hydrogen Sulfide Research Paper: "Materializing Exposure"

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This is a research note about a forthcoming paper on the Hydrogen Sulfide mapping project that wi...

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Hydrogen Sulfide Monitoring Tool Well Received at NIEHS Conference!

by Sara about 4 years ago | 0 | 1,848 | 4

Deborah Thomas, Executive Director for and I presented our two year project trac...

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Report on 1st White House Maker Faire June 18th 2014

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Eymund Diegel, a Public Lab organizer and member of Public Lab’s board of directors, from Broo...

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Successful Thermal Fishing Bob Test: Mapping the Kendall Power Plant Thermal Plume

by Sara over 4 years ago | 1 | 4,239 | 4

Here is a presentation on a field test using the Thermal Fishing Bob conducted at the Museum o...

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Making Pedagogy: Reflections on Northeastern University Thermal Fishing Bob Workshops

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A striking example of how scientific data can be beautiful, this “data rich image” shows the w...

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Successful Thermal Fishing Bob Maps!

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I wanted to work with my undergrad courses at Northeastern this semester to further develop th...

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NIEHS podcast about Citizen Science

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Following my recent [talk](

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Methods of Estimating the Volume and Weight of Waste Piles through Balloon Mapping

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Holden and I have been working with a community organization in Providence that is interested ...

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Talk at National Institute of Environmental Health Science (NIEHS)

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Here is some nice coverage from the [NIEHS January newslette](

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Digital STS workshop at Arnold Arboretum in Boston

by Sara about 5 years ago | 1 | 3,816 | 1

I was invited to mentor a group of STS researchers in developing a [Digital STS workshop](http...

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Limn Issue with Article on Public Lab

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Limn a new popular audience journal in Science and Technology Studies recently...

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Great Video from Northeastern University about Kaya Simmons and his work with Public Lab

by Sara about 5 years ago | 0 | 7,841 | 1

Kaya is working on low cost [thermal imaging](

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Interesting idea for thermal pollution mapping

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EPA Citizen Science Workshops

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On the 18th and 19th of July, Liz Barry, Leif Percifield and I attended EPA first ever Citizen Sc...

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Thermal Imaging Tests with Android Ap

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During the Community Environmental College workshops with Environmental Justice League we experim...

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H2S strips batch 2: New Mexico

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On thursday the 19 of July, I made a second batch of H2S for use in New Mexico. I followed the ho...

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Bayou Savage Results 2: degree of canister openness

by Sara about 6 years ago | 1 | 2,436 | 1

Scott made a set of predictions about the impact of openness of the canisters on results from the...

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Safety Precautions for H2S Research

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SAFETY AND H2S Excellent <a href="

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Story Of Oil Field Worker's Death linked to VOCs

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Thermal Images for Community Environmental College

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Over this week, I'm working with Environmental Justice Leag...

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Bayou Sauvage Results 2: reflections on fixing process

by Sara about 6 years ago | 2 | 2,661 | 0

On Thursday 12th I fixed the first set of test Hydrogen Sulfide photographic paper strips from Ba...

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Bayou Sauvage Results 1: problems in labeling test strips

by Sara about 6 years ago | 4 | 2,595 | 0

Overview: On 6/23/12 Shannon and <a href...

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Conference Update: Heralds of Crisis: Ecological Risk and the Role of Sentinels

by Sara over 6 years ago | 0 | 2,627 | 0

This week I attended an exciting conference between US and French scholars on how attention is dr...

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Excellent Geoscience Fieldtest of Photostrip H2S Detection

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Research Notes from 5.9.12 conversation with Mathew Gonzales Graduate student Pennsylvania Stat...

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