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###work in progress This wiki page, like all wiki pages, is a work in progress. If you can help add information, add links, or clean up the organization of this wiki, then feel free to do so! If you're logged in, click the edit button above! If you haven't signed up for publiclab.org, it's quick and painless! ###Food Desert * problem definition/description * existing initiatives that address food deserts (there are a lot, so just sticking to what came up in this thread related to PL) * Newark Green Community Garden * Growing Power * etc * research directions * Link to Ariel's research papers * [Project outline](https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NihDX41mExajHnPxPCGIkCoEddq_8jbyD_fW04_Bbfo/edit?usp=sharing) * Project article: https://medium.com/@levisimons/are-food-deserts-also-food-monocultures-31de780a6db4 Questions on Food Deserts: [questions:food-deserts] ###Food Quality * problem definition/description * research directions * food fraud (link to Yagiz' work on olive/peanut oil spectroscopy) * nutrient density experiments Questions on Food: [questions:food] ###Food Growing Research * Infrared imagery for plant health * in cover crop monitoring (FarmHack) * in crop surveillance (FarmHack, other farms) * in community gardens evaluating/demonstrating their practices (Green Community Garden) * Multispectral analysis for plant health * [Concept for analysis](http://publiclab.org/wiki/multispectral-analysis-for-determining-plant-health) * [MultispeQ device](http://publiclab.org/search/multispeq) * Tracking outputs * Farming Concrete / Five Borough Farm * more here.... Activities: [activities:food] ###meta Main image [from Wikipedia Commons](https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Swedish_buffet-Sm%C3%B6rg%C3%A5sbord-01_%28cropped%29.jpg) and used under [CC-BY-SA license](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en)...


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stevie "Interesting! I lived in a bit of a food desert in New Orleans. The coworking space there used to organize for CSA boxes to be delivered there for t..." | Read more » almost 6 years ago
34zhijian "Hi, how does one download the data in the appendix? Thanks! " | Read more » almost 6 years ago
fez "That's great...thank you Warren. It's good to see something is moving in this direction too! So far DIY sensing is mostly relegated to air quality ..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "We're starting to compile a lot of different sensors and testing methods here -- could be of help! https://publiclab.org/wiki/water-sensors " | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Ah, i see you've already approached this topic, sorry to repeat! " | Read more » over 7 years ago
iamkat "Ah that's really helpful to know, thank you! " | Read more » over 7 years ago
cfastie "Thanks for the details. After you use a CFL to calibrate the spectrometer, replace the CFL with another light source. If the spectrometer is not d..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
iamkat "Hi Chris, what do you mean by a standard lycopene extraction? The UV spec of lycopene in ether can be found here http://link.springer.com/article/..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
cfastie "Kat, Do you have a standard lycopene extraction? How do know what the spectrum of lycopene should look like? Are you using a fluorescent lamp to ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
shanlter "Thanks @Liz, last year, there's a big scandal on gutter oil in Taiwan. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Taiwan_food_scandal " | Read more » over 8 years ago
liz "Hi @ygzstc, i heard from Li Zhou and He Shan in Guangzhou who asked me to pass along a question about detecting "recycled" food oil, AKA used resta..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
stoft "Good observations -- but why use a CFL which has poor SNR for wide-band averaging because the spikes prevent using higher light intensities for bro..." | Read more » almost 10 years ago
ygzstc "Thanks a lot Jeff! " | Read more » almost 10 years ago
warren "I think i found the data on Yagiz's Spectral Workbench profile, and I made a set: https://spectralworkbench.org/sets/show/1369 Embeds don't seem t..." | Read more » almost 10 years ago
straylight "ah yes, good thinking. well done again on your work, a very well written research note as well. stu " | Read more » almost 10 years ago
ygzstc "Thanks Stu... I just wanted to see if added sugar is detectable first. If yes, you can may be measure the sugar levels during wine making process a..." | Read more » almost 10 years ago
straylight "A rather nice exercise, well done. Quite surprising results I think, I would have predicted the extra sugar to have had minimal effect on the trans..." | Read more » almost 10 years ago
btbonval "I just saw an article about detecting if a drink has been drugged: http://www.gadgetify.com/pd-id-tells-drink-drugged/ How much sugar is in wine? ..." | Read more » almost 10 years ago
warren "Oh I was just hoping for links to the raw data you collected. " | Read more » almost 10 years ago
ygzstc "Info about the spectra is in the appendix already but I guess you mean something different by linking? Am I missing something? " | Read more » almost 10 years ago
warren "Sorry! Spectral Workbench. " | Read more » almost 10 years ago
ygzstc "Sorry but what is SW? " | Read more » almost 10 years ago
warren "Wow, very cool! Can you link to your spectra on SW? " | Read more » almost 10 years ago
stoft "Ok, so the plots are absorption; which makes more sense. However, the Y axis is labeled "Intensity". It would be more clear to either plot relative..." | Read more » about 10 years ago