Northeast US and Eastern Canada

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Crowdsourcing lead testing in NYC parks and playgrounds

by smmontgom 12 days ago | 4 | 200 | 0

I've been working with a small group of volunteers on a project to test NYC public drinking fount...

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Super Redstone

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 3 | 3,433 | 3

I took a new super-red Infragram camera for a test flight yesterday over a field that was scarred...

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iFarm Big Picture

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 0 | 4,774 | 1

Image above: All the iFarm participants graciously made Hay Angels for the kite borne camera,...

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LEAFFEST aerials

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 1 | 3,143 | 3

*Image above: Teddy and the Iris with the radio remote transmitter (bottom center), and his lapto...

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Northeast Barnraising 2018: How to Make Disasters Less Disastrous #Barnraising #crisisconvening

by Zengirl2 27 days ago | 8 | 263 | 2

This Northeast regional Barnraising was like no other because it started with people exchanging s...

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Air Quality Data Visualization: No Coding Necessary

by jiteovien about 2 months ago | 3 | 216 | 1

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

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Newark Barnraising & Crisis Convening Photos

by bronwen 2 months ago | 22 | 133 | 3

We'll use this space to collect photos from the Barnraising and Crisis Convening: photos can be a...

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Join us at LEAFFEST 2017

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 4 | 407 | 2

Above: A precocious sugar maple on September 8 at LEAFFEST HQ. WHAT: An annual Public Lab ...

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Adventures on the Gowanus on a July Evening

by eustatic about 1 year ago | 4 | 242 | 4

Inspired by common ancestry with Fundulus, four of us got in the waters of the Gowanus, and saw ...

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Photos from a kite mapping party in Somerville

by warren about 1 year ago | 0 | 247 | 0

Hi, all - we had a great #kite-mapping-party on Monday evening, over a dozen people came out to m...

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Next Saturday: Timelapse Kit workshop and Social Emergency Response Center in Somerville

by warren over 1 year ago | 4 | 218 | 1

Hi, all -- on March 18th, next Saturday, a couple things are happening _you may want to join ...

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Renegotiating Expertise: a talk at ClimateX MIT

by warren over 1 year ago | 4 | 114 | 3

I gave a talk today at [MIT's ClimateX course][1], which is open to the public. The speaker note...

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Southwest Boston CDC seeks volunteers for land and water restoration

by Patalvarez New Contributor over 1 year ago | 0 | 64 | 2

For Public Lab 12-23-16 Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation (SWBCDC) P...

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Aerial mapping a reclaimed landfill

by cfastie almost 2 years ago | 0 | 610 | 3

*Above: A high point on the capped surface of the retired municipal landfill at Bristol, VT. At r...

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by cfastie about 2 years ago | 15 | 932 | 5

*Above: LEAFFEST HQ with garden and tenting grounds during the third annual LEAFFEST (2014). Phot...

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Return to Planet LEAFFEST

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,951 | 1

*Above: Dramatic differences in the surface of Planet LEAFFEST have been documented by repeat fly...

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NYS DEC Oil Samples

by liz almost 3 years ago | 0 | 2,154 | 2

New York State Department of Conservation oil samples, from left: Bakken Crude (that tr...

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Fall delayed as LEAFFEST looms

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,855 | 3

Salisbury Vermont (LEAFFEST HQ) -- After nearly a decade of study, scientists in Vermont h...

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by cfastie about 3 years ago | 1 | 1,941 | 2

Above: The third annual LEAFFEST (2014) WHAT: An annual meetup to refine Public Lab to...

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Hunter's Point South

by liz about 3 years ago | 4 | 2,096 | 1

There is a group documenting the "post-natural" Hunters Point South before it turns into this:...

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Thermal Fishing Bob Development Workshop

by kgrevera over 3 years ago | 2 | 1,923 | 3

I am working with Professor Sara Wylie to further develop the [thermal fishing bob](http://ww...

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Reflection Salty Scandal

by vvincent over 3 years ago | 0 | 1,021 | 1

Virginia Vincent The idea of sensor journalism was initially a waste of time to me. I didn’t u...

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OpenDroneMap: Open Source Toolkit for processing Civilian Drone Imagery gets orthophotos

by smathermather over 3 years ago | 6 | 12,021 | 5

OpenDroneMap ( is a tool to postprocess small Unmanned Aeri...

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Newtown Creek Alliance public meeting

by liz almost 4 years ago | 0 | 1,739 | 0

Posting on behalf of Willis Elkins: November 19, 2014, 7 pm to 9pm McCarren Park Co...

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