Public Lab is an open community which collaboratively develops accessible, open source, Do-It-Yourself technologies for investigating local environmental health and justice issues.
Some communities facing environmental health concerns start a research project to document and build accountability -- producing data that can be used in advocacy, regulatory action and more.
For an in-depth guide to planning out an environmental monitoring study,
see this page:
The guide touches on topics like:
* Determining the Question at Hand
* Researcher Resources
* Geographic Scope
* Types of Samples
* Sampling Methods
* Data Storage
* Interpreting Data
* Data Advocacy
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