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Hurricane Harvey Impact Image Sort

by Zengirl2 about 1 year ago | 1 | 261 | 2

I wanted to duplicate the Harvey Image Sorting that was done at the New Orleans event. Here was m...

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Draft: Collect a sample for laboratory analysis

by warren about 1 year ago | 2 | 365 | 2

This is a draft, adapted from the DIY Oil Testing guide, authored wi...

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DIY fluorometer and solvent free extraction and dispersion of oil in water

by jakemartin over 2 years ago | 4 | 744 | 3

Measure small amounts of oil in water making use of solvent free extraction and dispersion of ...

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Pictures showing motor oil dissolution and separation

by dhaffnersr over 2 years ago | 0 | 697 | 0

Here are some pictures showing what the samples look like after processing with the regent I used...

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Honlian 60s LED nail polish hardener, various LED fluorescence updates

by warren over 2 years ago | 10 | 1,045 | 0

A nail polish hardening, USB-powered UV lamp at 398nm, for under $4. Read on! I've been c...

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Procedure for separation of 10W40 motor oil

by dhaffnersr over 2 years ago | 0 | 1,748 | 1

Below are the steps I took in preparing my sample of 10w40 motor oil: [![Isopropyl_salted_ou...

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The effect of dilution on the emission spectrum of diesel fuel

by ethanbass over 2 years ago | 2 | 917 | 4

I wanted to investigate how the spectral profile an oil sample is affected by the dilution of ...

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Preliminary LED and isopropyl alcohol solvent tests for oil fluorescence analysis

by warren over 2 years ago | 6 | 2,118 | 4

Just wanted to post a followup to @matej's post about the Sunview Luncheonette event -- we had a ...

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Report: Public Lab Workshop at Sunview

by Matej over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,368 | 2

[![PL_Workshop_Sunview-3356.jpg](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/014/411/medium/PL_Wor...

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Public Lab Workshop at the Sunview Luncheonette

by Matej over 2 years ago | 15 | 1,346 | 3

Join for experiments in collecting oil sheens and and identifying where did they came from! Publ...

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OTK Proto3 Analysis

by stoft over 2 years ago | 5 | 1,465 | 2

Preface In my previous Research Note 'OTK Proto3' ( https://publiclab.org/notes/stoft/01-1...

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FLUORESCENCE OF 87 OCTANE GASOLINE

by dhaffnersr almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,650 | 0

Today I was doing some calibrating for fluorescing gasoline and oil samples If you notice i...

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Some Gulf Coast Use Cases for the Oil Testing kit in 2015

by eustatic almost 3 years ago | 10 | 1,338 | 3

I would like to describe some problems encountered in Southern Louisiana where having a visual...

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Oil Testing Beta --plus Grand Isle tar

by eustatic almost 3 years ago | 3 | 1,529 | 3

This is my entry into the oil testing beta program--the sampling! I also want to include the ...

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First "PIG Oil Only Absorbent Mat Pad" Test

by Matej almost 3 years ago | 3 | 1,293 | 4

Here is the first test of the [PIG Oil Only Absorbent Mat Pad](http://www.newpig.com/webapp/wcs/...

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Separating Oil from Water by Freezing the Water Part 2

by Matej almost 3 years ago | 3 | 1,901 | 2

This note is an extension of my previous note "Separating Oil from Water by Freezing the Water" t...

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Oil sample concentration session at Barnraising

by warren almost 3 years ago | 2 | 2,122 | 2

We're having a great discussion on how to concentrate oil samples collected from sheens and other...

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Separating Oil from Water by Freezing the Water

by Matej almost 3 years ago | 12 | 6,011 | 4

I attempted to extract various types of oils previously mixed with (tap) water by freezing the w...

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Oil Testing Kit BetaBeta

by Craig New Contributor almost 3 years ago | 1 | 845 | 3

Better Late than Never So first off i apologise for not publishing anything earlier (i thoug...

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Oil Sheen Testing

by Matej almost 3 years ago | 5 | 1,383 | 3

I want to find out the most effective and DIY friendly way how to collect and concentrate oil sh...

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Oil testing Kit: Collection of Samples from Pavement, Boqueron Puerto Rico

by ernestootero almost 3 years ago | 7 | 2,226 | 4

Collection of Unknown Samples I decided to test paved areas showing residues from cars. I did th...

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Ernesto. Catching up.

by ernestootero almost 3 years ago | 1 | 1,386 | 1

A summary of activity. Openned Kit on 30 September 2015 [![20150930_102430.jpg](https://i.p...

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Week 3: Recap from Oil Testing Kit Beta Program weekly chat

by warren about 3 years ago | 3 | 1,230 | 0

Hi, all -- we had a quick chat today and folks are preparing samples and troubleshooting the scan...

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Testing both spectrometer 3.0 and OTK - assembly Beta program

by Tofu New Contributor about 3 years ago | 2 | 1,431 | 5

Hi! First part, assembly of the spectrometer and OTK Shipping boxes, simple, elegant [...

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