Providence

Organized by Sara Wylie, RISD Students and Graduates Jae Ok Lee, Byeongwon Ha, Kyuha Shim and Mara Streberger, James Schaffroth, Megan McLaughlin and Yuyu Chen (along with Shannon Dosemagen and Jeff Warren) are developing a Roomba indoor air pollution hunting robot, a hydrogen sulfide screening tool and home-testing kit for environmental estrogens and the Thermal Flashlight. We use lights on the Roomba to produce long-exposure image maps of rooms to identify sources of indoor air-pollution. The resulting photographs are beautiful and data rich examples can be seen here:

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Mapping point-source polluters in Providence, RI

by jiteovien 20 days ago | 0 | 483 | 1

I am un-officially a brand ambassador for tableau public - it's free and intuitive! I wanted to s...

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Public Lab Providence has a PurpleAir

by jiteovien 28 days ago | 12 | 71 | 1

The Public Lab Providence office has just setup our first PurpleAir...

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Air Quality Data Visualization: No Coding Necessary

by jiteovien about 2 months ago | 3 | 218 | 1

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

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MapKnitter map of 10,000 Suns in Providence

by warren 2 months ago | 0 | 71 | 0

Last Friday a few of us in Providence gathered to fly kites and take kite photos, at the [10,000 ...

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Kits are on the move!

by bronwen about 1 year ago | 1 | 263 | 1

Our kits are on the move! Those of you on our mailing lists may have already heard, but in case y...

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Northeast Tool-focused Barnraising: June 6-8, 2014

by Hudonnoodles over 4 years ago | 1 | 3,181 | 3

This is the closest thing we have to a Public Lab conference -- but with an emphasis on "doing s...

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Help requested with mapknitter- Balloon mapping of Metal processing plant in Providence, RI

by Lynnrw over 5 years ago | 3 | 6,416 | 1

We're a neighborhood group in East Providence, RI with houses adjacent to a large construction w...

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Bayou Sauvage Results 2: reflections on fixing process

by Sara about 6 years ago | 2 | 2,661 | 0

On Thursday 12th I fixed the first set of test Hydrogen Sulfide photographic paper strips from Ba...

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H2S film strip test #2

by Shannon over 6 years ago | 2 | 2,657 | 0

Last Thursday, students in the joint Public Lab and RISD Environmental Justice Research Cluster m...

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