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Interview: Karen Savage

by stevie 1 day ago | 0 | 33 | 0

Photo by [Kayana Szymczak][1] When I started working in New Orleans, one of the first, and mos...

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Interview: Ramsey Sprague

by stevie 7 days ago | 0 | 105 | 1

The lead image is of Ramsey and taken by [Weenta Girmay][1] and was from a publication Medium by ...

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Exploring New Stormwater Monitoring Methods

by stevie about 1 month ago | 0 | 124 | 3

Here in New Orleans, we've been involved in the larger conversation with the Public Lab community...

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Stories of balloon and kite mapping in education

by warren about 1 month ago | 0 | 114 | 1

As part of our series on all the amazing work that's been done with kite and balloon mapping over...

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Challenges, questions and problem-solving together: choosing cameras for Mini Balloon and Kite Kits

by warren about 1 month ago | 0 | 98 | 0

Thanks for a terrific first week of [our Kickstarter](https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/public...

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Balloon and Kite Mapping Stories, Part 1

by warren about 1 month ago | 0 | 141 | 1

This is a series on #balloon-mapping, as part of our month-long Kickstarter campaign to launch ...

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A New Balloon and Kite Mapping campaign: Kickstarter Gold and Beyond!

by bronwen about 1 month ago | 0 | 128 | 7

We've just launched a new kite and balloon mapping project as a part of _Kickstarter Gold...

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Kite Aerial Mapping for Golden Trout Camp: Exploring Techniques for Mapping in Remote Locations

by lydia123 3 months ago | 2 | 148 | 2

Authors: Lydia, Conor, Jane Link that helped us with our project: http://kap.ced.berkeley.edu/kap...

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Last Annual Barnraising -- looking to the future

by stevie 3 months ago | 0 | 265 | 2

Big news coming from Public Lab: after many years of fun, creative, and successful Annual Barnrai...

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When is it OK to work with non-open components in open source work?

by warren 4 months ago | 0 | 287 | 3

At Public Lab, perhaps more so than in other open hardware oriented communities, we're often remi...

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Thinking about local level advocacy

by stevie 5 months ago | 1 | 381 | 4

_Image credit: Carolyn Buell, New Durham, NH. Planning board meeting on proposed quarry with loca...

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Photo Documentation of Frac Sand Mine Surface Water Spills

by mlamadrid 7 months ago | 0 | 72 | 3

By Lee Boland for Community Science Forum: Water Photo: North and ...

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Citizen Science Investigations: aka ‘Common Legal Issues when using Community Sourced Data’

by lenagd 8 months ago | 0 | 286 | 2

Image obtained at: [http://www.thebluediamondgallery.com/wooden-tile/images/evidence.jpg][1] _...

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Environmental Protection Belongs to the Public: A report for EPA on the role of citizen science

by Shannon 8 months ago | 3 | 1,940 | 4

_Cross-posted from the Citizen Science Association blog co-written by Shannon Dosemagen (Public L...

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What fuels a movement?

by stevie 9 months ago | 0 | 398 | 5

_Lead image of protesters protesting the Pet Coke Piles on southeast side of Chicago. Image found...

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Interview: Chris Nidel on environmental evidence in court

by warren 9 months ago | 0 | 497 | 5

A few months ago, as our first interview for the Environmental Evidence Project blog series (#evi...

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A message from the Public Lab staff

by warren 9 months ago | 0 | 525 | 4

Public Lab resists and rejects: racism, sexism, ableism, ageism, homophobia, transphobia, xenopho...

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Thoughts on Method 9 and its utility

by gretchengehrke 10 months ago | 3 | 451 | 4

Several people in our Public Lab community are concerned about various kinds of airborne emission...

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Enforcing Stormwater Permits with Google Street View along the Mystic River

by mathew 11 months ago | 1 | 411 | 4

_Compressed autos at Mystic River scrap yard, Everett, Massachusetts, 1974. Spencer Grant/Getty I...

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What goes into choosing a topic name?

by liz 11 months ago | 2 | 389 | 3

_above: sketch of figuring out how to organize "air" into a research area, and which methods are ...

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What makes a good activity?

by warren 11 months ago | 13 | 691 | 3

In our continuing shift towards using the new Q&A feature and the new Activity grids as a framewo...

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Q&A enables automated FAQ

by liz 12 months ago | 0 | 441 | 1

Asking and answering questions is at the very heart of Public Lab. It's how we get started, it's ...

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Check out these Activity Grids

by liz 12 months ago | 8 | 1,482 | 8

The sheer number of posts on publiclab.org by contributors from all over the world about 1) h...

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Wrapping up Google Summer of Code 2016!

by warren 12 months ago | 2 | 642 | 6

We've had some tremendous work on Public Lab software this past summer through our Google-support...

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Introducing the Environmental Evidence Project, a blog series from Public Lab

by warren about 1 year ago | 5 | 5,315 | 7

Hello everyone -- Jeff Warren and Gretchen Gehrke here, Public Lab's Research Director and Data Q...

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Regional Barnraising 2016: A Few Thoughts About Public Lab's Work

by sarasage about 1 year ago | 2 | 857 | 5

It has been a month since Public Lab has left Val Verde, and a month since a very intensive Ba...

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到中国的东江源头村使用Balloon Mapping Kit

by karypun about 1 year ago | 6 | 832 | 5

Hello,我想和大家分享我在中国江西使用Balloon Mapping Kit的经历。首先呢,这里是中国江西省的东南部,寻乌县三标乡的东江源村。东江源村位于东江的源头,而东江则是珠三角东岸众多...

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Public Lab Code of Conduct

by Shannon about 1 year ago | 2 | 1,021 | 6

Update 9/2016, the Code of Conduct is live at this link: https://publiclab.org/conduct Last ye...

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Documenting Runoff with Photography

by mlamadrid about 1 year ago | 0 | 474 | 0

Article by Gretchen Gehrke for [Community Science...

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Local Knowledge and Aerial Imagery

by mlamadrid about 1 year ago | 0 | 498 | 1

Article by Mary Kenosian for [Community Science Forum: Sand-Frac Issue](https://publiclab.org/for...

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