Air Quality

Outdoor air pollution, in the most extreme cases, can be immediately identified even without any special training. It casts a haze over cities, collects on streets and buildings, and provides dramatic fodder for the news. But while high drama is often a prerequisite for news about air quality to be reported, the real story is the health impacts that occur even when the air isn't thick enough to see.

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How CAFOS (Factory Farms) Are Plaguing North Carolina Communities of Color

by Zengirl2 8 months ago | 4 | 234 | 2

At the recent Appalachia Barnraising I connected with someone from the Tennessee Clean Water Netw...

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Odor Log 1.0

by imvec about 1 month ago | 0 | 231 | 3

_"The most accessible and sophisticated environmental monitoring equipment is made available to m...

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Build a plant-based air purifier

by nshapiro over 1 year ago | 7 | 1,810 | 9

Domestic chemical ecologies have both many toxicant sources and many toxicant sinks. Formaldehy...

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List of electronic nose projects

by imvec about 1 month ago | 3 | 174 | 2

To create a list of electronic nose projects. Mbed microcontroller: [A Compact and Low Cos...

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Visualize live sensor data with p5js and an Arduino

by warren about 2 months ago | 5 | 355 | 2

(This is a draft!) I made a simple p5js sketch (read below) to live sensor data off of an Arduino...

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Registro de olores

by imvec about 2 months ago | 0 | 189 | 2

Facilitar el registro y monitorización de eventos de malos olores a través de la recogida de dat...

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Python and openCV to analyze microscope slide images of airborne particles

by amirberAgain 2 months ago | 16 | 573 | 6

Following the Jan 9th air quality open call I wanted to see what can be done with a microscope sl...

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Formaldehyde Monitoring Open Call on Tuesday, January 16th at 3:00 pm ET

by nshapiro 2 months ago | 1 | 459 | 1

Hi Everyone, We are hosting an Open Call on Tuesday, January 16th at 3:00 pm ET, to discuss an o...

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Thoughts on Low Cost air quality sensors

by guolivar 3 months ago | 2 | 566 | 6

This was prompted by a [question by warren](

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How to bootload a Riffle #Arduino #water #science #tech

by Zengirl2 3 months ago | 2 | 299 | 2

Perhaps you ordered a Riffle without Arduino installed, or maybe you uploaded some code that yo...

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How to Help Citizens Affected by Factory Farming? #waterquality #airquality #CAFO #factoryfarms

by Zengirl2 3 months ago | 0 | 292 | 3

The Socially Responsible Agricultural Project (SRAP) recently held ...

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Low cost sensor for air quality monitoring

by mprof9 5 months ago | 3 | 254 | 4

A brief description of what the project looks like, what the tool does and the results you can ge...

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Changes in factory pollution and asthma emergency department visits

by DrJessie 5 months ago | 0 | 156 | 2

I'm thrilled to share a publication link on ambient air pollution and asth...

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Hydrogen sulfide badges by Morphix Technologies

by gretchengehrke 6 months ago | 1 | 166 | 0

Hi Folks! I just found these hydrogen sulfide passive samplers that are made by Morphix Technolog...

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Creating a guide for community science action planning: first steps

by gretchengehrke 7 months ago | 3 | 136 | 2

Over the next few months, we're hoping to put together an interactive resource for people to use ...

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Tim Dye's amazing timeline of the air sensor revolution

by liz 9 months ago | 0 | 147 | 0

above: a canary and a coal miner Visit this timeline at

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Issue briefing: ultrafine particle pollution from dehydrated biosolids

by liz 9 months ago | 1 | 169 | 3

lead image: co-product being dumped onto agricultural fields Slaughterhouses, human waste t...

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by cguerin 10 months ago | 3 | 281 | 4

Understanding Before going into the design project, I first need to understand ho...

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MACA - Open Air Quality Monitor project in Latin America

by nanocastro 11 months ago | 13 | 580 | 9

The MACA Open Air Quality Monitor project (Monitor Abierto de Calidad del Aire in spanish) star...

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EPA's Beta C-Tools - Community Tools for Modeling Near-Road or Port Air Quality

by Zengirl2 11 months ago | 1 | 218 | 5

I just attended a webinar today from the EPA demoing their [C-Tools software](https://www.cmascen...

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Hack The Earth 5th edition

by imvec 11 months ago | 1 | 217 | 2

From 14 to 16th April took place the fifth edition of the Hack The Earth event at the Ecoindustri...

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UWEC air quality monitoring

by bkleist 12 months ago | 3 | 217 | 2

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Troubleshooting leaks on the MiniVol

by mathew 12 months ago | 0 | 136 | 0

This activity is to troubleshoot leaks on the Minivol PM monitor. If you have ...

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