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Read about cutting edge techniques in hacking environmental science in our **_Community Science Forum_,** our research journal/archive/zine/map where we share ideas, techniques, and stories. The _Community Science Forum_ is printed on a 22.75x35" sheet of acid-free paper, and includes a full-color reproduction of our projects along with essays, illustrated guides, and interviews. It's a great way to stay abreast of the latest in the DIY environmental science movement. Links provided to online versions of most articles. ###[Click here to subscribe &raquo;](http://store.publiclab.org/products/grassroots-mapping-forum-subscription) **** ##Issue 16 Odor Logging (Spring 2019) [![33203.jpg](/i/33309)](/i/33309?s=o) ###Read the Articles [Smell and Evocative Instrumentation: The history of measuring odors](https://publiclab.org/n/19856) [Taking Action: Odors in Court](https://publiclab.org/n/19857) [Novel Methods for Assessing Industrial Odors](https://publiclab.org/n/19859) [Putting Odor Issues on the Map: Using citizen science to curb odors in the EU](https://publiclab.org/n/19858) [How to Use a Transect, illustrated by Sara Sage](https://publiclab.org/n/19901) [How to Describe Odors Using FIDO, illustrated by Sara Sage](https://publiclab.org/n/19902) ##Issue 15 Gulf Coast (Late fall 2018) [![27573.jpg](/i/33310)](/i/33310?s=o) ###Read the Articles [Educating a New Generation of Advocates](https://publiclab.org/notes/joyofsoy/10-24-2018/educating-a-new-generation-of-advocates) [Recharging New Orleans: Rain Barrels and Environmental Justice](https://publiclab.org/notes/joyofsoy/11-06-2018/recharging-new-orleans-rain-barrels-and-environmental-justice) [The Africatown Connections Blueway: Legacy and Rebirth](https://publiclab.org/notes/joyofsoy/11-09-2018/the-africatown-connections-blueway-legacy-and-rebirth) [Sustain the Nine: Resilience in the Lower Ninth Ward](https://publiclab.org/notes/joyofsoy/11-09-2018/sustain-the-nine-resilience-in-the-lower-ninth-ward) [Fighting the Flood: Community Activism and Education in Pensacola](https://publiclab.org/notes/joyofsoy/11-09-2018/fighting-the-flood-community-activism-and-education-in-pensacola) **** ##Issue 14 Crisis Convening (Fall 2018) [![27572.jpg](/i/33311)](/i/33311?s=o) ###Read the Articles [Show You Can be Free in a Colony](https://publiclab.org/notes/joyofsoy/08-28-2018/show-you-can-be-free-in-a-colony) [For Us, by Us: A Network of Support for Puerto Rico](https://publiclab.org/notes/joyofsoy/11-09-2018/for-us-by-us-a-network-of-support-for-puerto-rico) [The Importance of Community-based Responders](https://publiclab.org/notes/joyofsoy/11-09-2018/the-importance-of-community-based-responders) **** ##Issue 13 Changing Environmental Governance Landscape (Fall 2017) [![CSF_04_digital.jpg](https://publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/022/690/large/CSF_04_digital.jpg)](https://publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/022/690/original/CSF_04_digital.jpg) ###[Download the PDF &raquo;](https://publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/022/803/original/CSF13-web.pdf) ###[[Order a copy &raquo;]] ###Read the Articles [How is the changing environmental governance landscape affecting your work?](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/12-05-2017/how-is-the-changing-environmental-governance-landscape-affecting-your-work) by Public Lab Staff [Back to basics, or a departure from environmental protections? History lends perspective](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/12-05-2017/back-to-basics-or-a-departure-from-environmental-protections-history-lends-perspective?_=1512516856) by Leif Fredrickson, [Environmental Data and Governance Initiative](https://envirodatagov.org/) [Silver linings of community science](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/12-05-2017/silver-linings-of-community-science?_=1512517334) by [Gretchen Gehrke](https://publiclab.org/profile/gretchengehrke), Public Lab [What's happening with government agencies' environmental justice work?](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/12-05-2017/what-s-happening-with-government-agencies-environmental-justice-work?_=1512517856) by Jill Lindsey Harrison, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Colorado-Boulder [Let public lands speak for themselves](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/12-05-2017/let-public-lands-speak-for-themselves) by George Dusenbury, GA State Director, [The Trust for Public Land](https://www.tpl.org/our-work/georgia#sm.0001sz6obk18plfh6uxgnpqe9trrf) [Roll up your sleeves and fight regulatory rollbacks](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/12-06-2017/roll-up-your-sleeves-and-fight-regulatory-rollbacks) by Stacy Shelton [Activate impact: fund boldness](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/12-06-2017/activate-impact-fund-boldness?_=1512522321) by Jake Mogan, [The 11th Hour Project](www.11thhourproject.org/) [Washington is one of many paths to sustainability progress. Green buildings can help](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/12-06-2017/washington-is-one-of-many-paths-to-sustainability-progress-green-buildings-can-help) by Jeremy Sigmon, Director, [Technical Policy, U.S. Green Building Council](https://new.usgbc.org/) **** ##Issue 12 Water (Winter 2017) [![CSF_03_digital.jpg](https://publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/019/287/large/CSF_03_digital.jpg)](https://publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/019/287/original/CSF_03_digital.jpg) ###[Download the PDF &raquo;](https://publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/019/288/original/CSF_3_digital.pdf) ###[[Order a copy &raquo;]](http://publiclab.myshopify.com/products/community-science-forum-water-winter-2017) ###Read the Articles [Photo Documentation of Frac Sand Mine Surface Water Spills](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/01-18-2017/photo-documentation-of-frac-sand-mine-surface-water-spills) by Lee Boland [Hydraulic Fracturing and the Rebirth of Citizen Water Monitoring in the U.S](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/01-17-2017/hydraulic-fracturing-and-the-rebirth-of-citizen-water-monitoring-in-the-u-s) by Kirk Jalbert, Manager of Community-Based Research & Engagement, [FracTracker Alliance](https://www.fractracker.org) [The Riffle: DIY and Open Source](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/01-17-2017/the-riffle-diy-and-open-source) by [Don Blair](https://publiclab.org/profile/donblair) and [Mathew Lippincott](https://publiclab.org/profile/mathew) [Pollutant Discharge Permits](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/01-18-2017/pollutant-discharge-permits) by [Gretchen Gehrke](https://publiclab.org/profile/gretchengehrke) [A Sensor Journalist's Story](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/01-18-2017/a-sensor-journalist-s-story) by Jillian Clemente [What happens when we use timelapse to monitor blasting at mine sites?](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/01-18-2017/what-happens-when-we-use-timelapse-to-monitor-blasting-at-mine-sites) by Public Lab Staff **** ##Issue 11 Frac Sand (Spring 2016) [![CSF_02_digital.jpg](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/691/large/CSF_02_digital.jpg)](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/691/original/CSF_02_digital.jpg) ###[Download the PDF &raquo;](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/692/original/CSF_2_digital.pdf) ###[[Order a copy &raquo;]](http://publiclab.myshopify.com/collections/publications/products/community-science-forum-frac-sand) ###Read the Articles [What happens when the mining stops? Focus on Reclamation](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/06-21-2016/what-happens-when-the-mining-stops-focus-on-reclamation) by [Gretchen Gehrke](https://publiclab.org/profile/gretchengehrke), [Mathew Lippincott](https://publiclab.org/profile/mathew) and Cheryl Miller [History of Community Air Monitoring in Western Wisconsin](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/06-21-2016/history-of-community-air-monitoring-in-western-wisconsin) by [Mathew Lippincott](https://publiclab.org/profile/mathew) [Airborne Silica and Regulations](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/06-21-2016/airborne-silica-and-regulations) by [Gretchen Gehrke](https://publiclab.org/profile/gretchengehrke) [Interview with Pat Popple](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/06-21-2016/interview-with-pat-popple) by [Stevie Lewis](https://publiclab.org/profile/stevie) [Visual Reporting on Air Quality: EPA Method 9](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/06-22-2016/visual-reporting-on-air-quality-epa-method-9) by [Stevie Lewis](https://publiclab.org/profile/stevie) [Using Photographs in Fighting Mining Companies](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/06-22-2016/using-photographs-in-fighting-mining-companies) by Forest Jahnke, [Crawford Stewardship Project](http://www.crawfordstewardshipproject.org) [Local Knowledge and Aerial Imagery](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/06-22-2016/local-knowledge-and-aerial-imagery) by Mary Kenosian [Documenting Runoff with Photography](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/06-22-2016/documenting-runoff-with-photography) by [Gretchen Gehrke](https://publiclab.org/profile/gretchengehrke) ---- ##Issue 10 DIY Oil Testing (Winter 2016) [![CSF_digital.jpg](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/015/115/medium/CSF_digital.jpg)](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/015/115/original/CSF_digital.jpg) ###[Download the PDF &raquo;](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/015/116/original/CSF_digital.pdf) ###[Order a copy 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Testing](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/03-17-2016/oil-sheen-testing) by [Matej Vakula](https://publiclab.org/profile/Matej) [Spectometer Intensity Calibration](https://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/03-17-2016/spectometer-intensity-calibration) by [Yagiz Sutcu](https://publiclab.org/profile/ygzstc) [Collecting Oil Sheen on Newtown Creek, Dutch Kills, Queens, NY](https://publiclab.org/notes/Matej/02-12-2016/collecting-oil-sheen-on-newtown-creek-dutch-kills-queens-ny) by [Matej Vakula](https://publiclab.org/profile/Matej) and [nameiswillis](https://publiclab.org/profile/nameiswillis) ---- ##Issue 9 Land Management Issue (Oct 2015) [![Issue_9.png](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/013/242/medium/Issue_9.png)](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/013/242/original/Issue_9.png) ###[Download the PDF &raquo;](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/013/244/original/GMF_issue_9_online.pdf) ###[Order a copy 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[![GMF-8-Cover.png](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/011/151/medium/Cover.png)](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/011/151/original/Cover.png) ###[Download the PDF &raquo;](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/011/238/original/GMF-8-2015-07-30.pdf) ###[Order a copy &raquo;]( http://store.publiclab.org/collections/publications/products/grassroots-mapping-forum-issue-8-july-2015-new-issue) ###Read the Articles [About the Urban Waters Project](/wiki/urban-waters-mapping-nola) [An Ode to Maps by Diana Di Leonardo](/wiki/GMF-8-An-Ode-To-Maps) [By Molly Gordon](/wiki/gmf-8-molly-gordon) [By Amy LeGaux](/wiki/gmf-8-Amy-LeGaux) [Announcing Mapknitter 2.0 by the Web Working Group](/notes/warren/02-13-2015/announcing-mapknitter-2-0) ---- ##Issue 7 The 5 Year Anniversary Issue (May 2015) [![GMF-7-cover.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/009/891/medium/GMF-7-cover.jpg)](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/009/891/original/GMF-7-cover.jpg) ###[Order a copy &raquo;]( http://store.publiclab.org/collections/publications/products/grassroots-mapping-forum-6) ###[Download the PDF &raquo;](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/009/892/original/GM_Forum_20140807for_web.pdf) ###Read the Articles [Public Lab Five Year Retrospective](http://publiclab.org/wiki/public-lab-five-year-retrospective-by-shannon-dosemagen) by [Shannon Dosemagen](http://publiclab.org/profile/shannon) [How to Get Involved with Public Lab](http://publiclab.org/wiki/how-to-get-involved-with-public-lab-illustrated) illustrated by [Molly Danielsson](www.mollydanielsson.com) [A History of Crediting Hardware Contributions](http://publiclab.org/notes/mathew/03-26-2015/a-history-of-crediting-contributions) by [Mathew Lippincott](http://publiclab.org/profile/mathew) [Coder Crisis: Attracting Software Developers to Public Lab](http://publiclab.org/wiki/growing-sustaining-the-public-lab-software-development-community) by [Justin Manley](www.publiclab.org/profile/justinmanley), [Bryan Bonvallet](http://publiclab.org/profile/btbonval), [Jeff Warren](www.publiclab.org/profile/jeff), and [Molly Danielsson](www.mollydanielsson.com) ---- ##Issue 6 The Waste Issue (Q3 2014) [![GM_Forum_20140909_just_cover_for_web.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/006/841/medium/GM_Forum_20140909_just_cover_for_web.jpg)](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/006/841/original/GM_Forum_20140909_just_cover_for_web.jpg) Issue 6 explores trash in all its many forms. ###[Order a copy &raquo;](http://store.publiclab.org/collections/publications/products/grassroots-mapping-forum-issue-6) [Download a PDF copy](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/006/842/original/GM_Forum_20140909_for_web.pdf") [Download the centerfold featuring an activity for estimating the volume of your local landfill](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/006/719/original/GM_Forum_20140909_Estimating_Trash_Piles.pdf") * A full color map or the Trans-Load America Pondview Waste Facility. * [Touch, Collect, Display, Order, Mesasure, Map, Inflate, and Build with Waste!](http://publiclab.org/wiki/touch-collect-display-order-measure-map-inflate-and-build-with-waste) by ([Pablo Rey Mazón](http://publiclab.org/profile/pablo), Basurama) * [Mapping Waste When Waste is Invisible](http://publiclab.org/wiki/mapping-waste-when-waste-is-invisible) ([Max Liboiron](http://maxliboiron.com/)) * [Detritivore Design](http://publiclab.org/wiki/detritivore-design-by-mathew-lippincott) ([Mathew Lippincott](http://publiclab.org/profile/mathew)) * [Connecting with our Landfills](http://publiclab.org/wiki/connecting-with-our-landfills-by-nicholas-johnson) ([Nicholas Johnson](http://publiclab.org/profile/nicholas)) * [Estimating the Volume and Weight of Waste](http://publiclab.org/wiki/estimating-the-volume-and-weight-of-waste-piles) ([Holden Sparacino](http://publiclab.org/profile/Holden)) * Saugus Ash Landfill, MA ([Pablo Rey Mazón](http://publiclab.org/profile/pablo)) * 3D Modelling Waste Piles with SFM ([Pat Coyle](http://publiclab.org/profile/patcoyle)) ---- ##Issue 5 The International Issue (Q2 2014)  [![GMF_5_Cover.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/009/322/medium/GMF_5_Cover.jpg)](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/009/322/original/GMF_5_Cover.jpg) Issue 5 is focused on highlighting the Public Lab community around the world. It's also our first edition printed in color. ###[Order a copy &raquo;](http://store.publiclab.org/collections/publications/products/grassroots-mapping-forum-issue-4) [Download a PDF copy](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/004/845/original/GM_Forum_20140606_for_web.pdf") [Download a PDF copy of the Map of Silwan](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/004/877/original/Silwan_Map_PDF_for_web.pdf") * [Full color map of Silwan](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/004/877/original/Silwan_Map_PDF_for_web.pdf), Jerusalem created through participatory mapping with children from Silwan. * La Valld'Uixó cover by Basurama (Pablo Rey Mazón and Rubén Lorenzo) using MapKnitter. * [Thoughts on Better Tools for Mapping](http://publiclab.org/notes/hagitkeysar/11-18-2013/where-do-the-maps-go) from [Hagit Keysar](/profile/hagitkeysar) in Jerusalem. * [Interview](http://publiclab.org/wiki/revealing-the-invisible-in-spain) with [Pablo Rey Mazón](/profile/pablol), developer at montera34.com and waste researcher with Basurama by [Shannon Dosemagen](/profile/shannon) * [Exploring Science Beyond Exams in Hong Kong](http://publiclab.org/wiki/exploring-science-beyond-exams-in-hong-kong) by Fan Lok-yi * [Mapping along the Rio Hondo River in Belize](http://publiclab.org/wiki/mapping-along-the-rio-hondo-river-in-belize) by [Pat Coyle](/profile/patcoyle) * [Tools for Stalling Eviction](http://publiclab.org/notes/mlamadrid/05-15-2013/tool-for-stalling-mapping) by María del Carmen Lamadrid. ---- ##Issue 4 (fall 2013) [![GMF4-detail.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/002/167/medium/GMF4-detail.jpg)](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/002/167/original/GMF4-detail.jpg) Issue 4 is focused on long term research in the **New York City chapter**. ###[Order a copy &raquo;](http://store.publiclab.org/collections/publications/products/grassroots-mapping-forum-issue-4) [Download a PDF copy](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/002/965/original/GM_Forum_20140205_screen_small.pdf) * Full color maps featuring sewage overflows in the Gowanus Canal and oyster reef restoration in the Bronx River * [Tracking recreated wetlands in Jamaica Bay](http://publiclab.org/wiki/tracking-recreated-wetlands-in-jamaica-bay-gena-wirth-and-the-dredge-collaborative) with [Gena Wirth](/profiles/gwirth) and the Dredge Collective * Jamaica Bay cover illustration by [Gena Wirth](/profiles/gwirth) * [Interview with founding board member and New York City research lead](http://publiclab.org/wiki/eymund-diegel-finds-the-fun-in-super-fund) [Eymund Diegel](/profile/eymund-diegel) by [Shannon Dosemagen](/profile/shannon) * [Two-tether mapping method](http://publiclab.org/wiki/glam-two-tether-balloon-method-navigating-urban-waterways) by [Natasia Sidharta](/profile/natasia) * [GLAM Mission](http://publiclab.org/wiki/the-mission-of-glam-gowanus-low-altitude-mappers) by Hans Hesselein * [Five Borough Farm](http://publiclab.org/wiki/five-borough-farm-measuring-impact) by [Philip Silva](/profile/p_silva_82) and [Liz Barry](/profile/liz) * and much more! ---- ##Issue 3 (spring 2013) [![GMF_3_cover.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/009/320/medium/GMF_3_cover.jpg)](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/009/320/original/GMF_3_cover.jpg) <div class="caption right"><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffreywarren/8636869802/" title="Grassroots Mapping Forum Issue 3 text by jeferonix, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8260/8636869802_e8c21d95cb_m.jpg" width="240" height="151" alt="Grassroots Mapping Forum Issue 3 text"></a></div> Issue 3 is an in depth look at **community organizing in the Public Lab community**. ###[Order a copy &raquo;](http://store.publiclab.org/products/grassroots-mapping-forum-issue-3) [Download a PDF copy](/system/images/photos/000/007/787/original/GM_Forum_3_web.pdf) * A full color, wall-ready [map of downtown Oakland](http://publiclab.org/map/occupy-oakland-10am/2011-11-02) and of [UC Davis](http://publiclab.org/map/occupy-uc-davis-nov-21-2011/2011-11-21) during the Occupy protests with notes from the cartographer and mappers * [An interview with citizen scientist organizer Cindy Regalado](http://publiclab.org/wiki/extreme-citizen-science-at-university-college-of-london) ([Shannon Dosemagen](/people/shannon)) * [Protest Mapping](http://publiclab.org/wiki/protest-mapping-by-oscar-brett) ([Oscar Brett](/people/Oscar-Brett)) * Organizing Public Lab ([Shannon Dosemagen](/people/shannon)) * [Open Sourcing Jerusalem?](http://publiclab.org/wiki/open-sourcing-jerusalem) ([Hagit Keysar](/people/hagitkeysar)) * Barnstars! ([Liz Barry](/people/liz)) * [Civic and Citizen Science: the Cocodrie Barnraising heats up](http://publiclab.org/wiki/civic-and-citizen-science-the-cocodrie-barnraising-heats-up) (dialog from the Public Lab 2012 Barnraising) ---- ##Issue 2 (summer 2012) [![GMF_2_Cover.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/009/321/medium/GMF_2_Cover.jpg)](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/009/321/original/GMF_2_Cover.jpg) <div class="caption right"><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffreywarren/8636809284/" title="Grassroots Mapping Forum Issue 2 by jeferonix, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8380/8636809284_7f0e6b59a7_m.jpg" width="240" height="153" alt="Grassroots Mapping Forum Issue 2"></a></div> ###[Order a copy &raquo;](http://store.publiclab.org/products/grassroots-mapping-forum-issue-2) [Download a PDF copy](https://publiclab.org/sites/default/files/GM_Forum2_small.pdf) * A full color wall-ready [map of the Chandeleur Islands](/map/chandeleur-islands-louisiana/2010-05-09) with notes from the ground and bios of the mappers. * [UAS Ethics: A dialogue on Unpiloted Aerial System](http://publiclab.org/wiki/unpiloted-aerial-systems-ethics) (drone) ethics between privacy lawyers, drone developers, and balloon-loving grassroots mappers. (ed. [Mathew Lippincott](/people/mathew), including [Amie Stepanovich](https://twitter.com/astepanovich) and [Coby Leuschke](http://cglusky.com)) * [DIY Near-Infrared Imaging](http://publiclab.org/wiki/diy-near-infrared-imaging) ([Chris Fastie](/people/cfastie) and [Jeff Warren](/people/warren)) * [An interview with](http://publiclab.org/wiki/interview-with-scott-eustis-of-the-gulf-restoration-network) [Scott Eustis](/people/eustatic) [of the Gulf Restoration Network](http://publiclab.org/wiki/interview-with-scott-eustis-of-the-gulf-restoration-network) ([Shannon Dosemagen](/people/shannon)) * Quick, fun activities you can do to get involved in Grassroots Mapping! ---- ##Issue 1 (summer 2011) <div class="caption right"><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffreywarren/8285367320/" title="Grassroots Mapping Forum Issue 1 by jeferonix, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8081/8285367320_77d05b9963_m.jpg" width="240" height="180" alt="Grassroots Mapping Forum Issue 1"></a></div> **Sold out!** * A full color wall-ready map of an island in Barataria Bay showing oil spilled from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill * An interview with Gulf Coast resident Barbara Marcotte (Shannon Dosemagen * Details on how to get started balloon or kite mapping (Jeff Warren) * _[Reimagining the data lifecycle](/notes/warren/07-01-2014/reimagining-the-data-lifecycle)_ by [Shannon Dosemagen](/profile/shannon) and [Jeff Warren](/profile/warren) Pre-press version (not the final edition which went to press): <a href="https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/005/051/original/gmf-1-prepress-small.pdf"><i class="icon icon-file"></i> gmf-1-prepress-small.pdf</a> ---- ###Get involved Learn about and get involved in writing, editing, publishing, promoting, and distributing the forum on [the forum planning page](/wiki/forum-planning). ###Using Content from Grassroots Mapping Forum The Forum is a [Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) licensed document. If you'd like to use content from it, go ahead! Mathew can provide high-res artwork and original files if those are helpful to you, just send an e-mail to mathew@publiclab.org. [![GM_Forum_20131025_Page_2.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/002/169/medium/GM_Forum_20131025_Page_2.jpg)](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/002/169/original/GM_Forum_20131025_Page_2.jpg)

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