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 to Open and Clean a PMS 5003 Air Sensor

by kkoerner New Contributor 8 days ago | 4 | 178 | 3

Inside the PMS 5003 Looking to get inside this sensor to do maintenance or curious about what it...

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Mapping point-source polluters in Providence, RI

by jiteovien 21 days ago | 0 | 494 | 1

I am un-officially a brand ambassador for tableau public - it's free and intuitive! I wanted to s...

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Citizen log v1

by imvec 24 days ago | 1 | 74 | 2

To set a worldwide Online Pollution Reporting Tool, free, open and as private as possible. ...

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Website for public data

by ottinger 27 days ago | 0 | 319 | 1

We created AirWatchBayArea.org to give residents of Richmond, CA, a...

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Advice for real-time monitoring

by ottinger 27 days ago | 0 | 85 | 2

In the "Meaning from Monitoring" project, we tried to take real-time measurements of toxic gases ...

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How to evaluate low cost air quality sensors

by jiteovien 27 days ago | 3 | 98 | 4

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a pretty good [powerpoint](https://www.epa.gov/site...

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PM 2.5 Air Quality Index for Keller, Texas

by jiteovien 28 days ago | 9 | 392 | 2

I downloaded Purple Air data for Keller, Texas, as described in the [Download & Analyze Purple Ai...

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Download & Analyze Purple Air data

by jiteovien 29 days ago | 0 | 288 | 3

To do this activity you do not need to actually have a PurpleAir. ** ** On the [Purpl...

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Public Lab Providence has a PurpleAir

by jiteovien 29 days ago | 12 | 71 | 1

The Public Lab Providence office has just setup our first PurpleAir...

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Calibrating low cost air quality sensor part 2

by jiteovien about 1 month ago | 1 | 64 | 0

This is a follow up post to [Calibrating low cost air quality sensor]([https://publiclab.org/no...

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Air Quality Data Visualization: No Coding Necessary

by jiteovien about 2 months ago | 3 | 218 | 1

Hello! I posted a couple of weeks ago about the Low Cost Air Quality Sensor Calibration project t...

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Calibrating low cost air quality sensor (1/2)

by jiteovien 2 months ago | 4 | 164 | 3

Hello, my name is Ufuoma and I am interning with Public Lab this summer from the Providence offic...

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Leaflet Environmental Layer Library - Part 2

by sagarpreet 2 months ago | 8 | 114 | 2

Hi all ! This post is continued from [https://publiclab.org/notes/sagarpreet/06-06-2018/leaflet-e...

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SmART-Form Paper Published by Public Health Nursing

by nshapiro 3 months ago | 0 | 97 | 1

We're very pleased to announce that the SmART-Form team has, as of today, published its first pap...

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Integrating User instructions into the Community Microscope build materials

by jiteovien 3 months ago | 3 | 128 | 3

Hello, I'm Ufuoma! Interning with Public Lab this summer! @warren had a good idea to try and ...

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New documentary: Promise in the Sand

by stevie 4 months ago | 1 | 321 | 5

Lead photo from [Promise in the Sand Facebook page][1] This week, Wendy Johnson & Jim Tittle o...

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MACA - Open AQ monitor - Second prototype

by nanocastro New Contributor over 1 year ago | 18 | 772 | 10

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

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[WIP] Step by Step: Build a fine dust sensor with Arduino (Beginners Guide)

by niklasjordan 5 months ago | 2 | 281 | 2

In this manual I will explain step by step how to build your own fine dust sensor. Don't worry,...

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Copper Rod to Copper Sheet Discussion

by ErikHanley11 6 months ago | 0 | 165 | 1

This research note discusses the advantages of using copper sheets instead of copper rods as the ...

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Online Odor Log v1.0

by imvec 6 months ago | 19 | 277 | 3

To set a worldwide Online Odor Log using the [Odor Log 1.0](https://publiclab.org/notes/imvec/02...

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SmART-FORM Badge Lighting Analysis Experiments

by haines241 New Contributor 7 months ago | 1 | 219 | 5

We are currently developing a smartphone app that can be coupled with a color-changing badge t...

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

by Zengirl2 about 1 year ago | 4 | 297 | 4

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

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Report: Particle Visualization Event

by stevie 7 months ago | 0 | 223 | 3

Testimonial: A farmer in Hixton Wisconsin stood up in front of the group and began to tell hi...

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Odor Log 1.0

by imvec 7 months ago | 0 | 515 | 3

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

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