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Gulf Coast 2015 Project Ideas

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This page hosts compiled information on project ideas people in the Gulf Coast have for 2015. Click edit on this page to add information or add your idea!!

Project: Teaching about the Coqui, Riffle and Other Public Lab Kits

My Name: Charlie Barnes
This is Important to me because: I teach computer circuitry to kits and am interested in STEM learning.
Resources I have to work on this project include:
- After school youth center
- The personel to teach
- Kids
- Funders for hardware
- Other existing resources
Resources I'd like to work on this project:

Project: To explore OpenSource tools to help automate the offline acquisition, storage and processing of image data

My Name Gerald @geraldmc
This is Important to me because: I do this sort of thing and have trouble managing multiple card readers, hard drives etc. in the field
Resources I have to work on this project include: A great attitude!
Resources I'd like to work on this project:
- More patience
- A couple of Like-minded folks interested in the same

Project: Gardening tools: soil testing and water collection that keeps mosquito larva out!

My Name Lisa
This is Important to me because: More and more people are tying to grow their own vegies. We find we need to get our soil tested and we're not sure the best way to do it.
Resources I have to work on this project include:
-publiclab.org!
-Photosynq hopefully!
Resources I'd like to work on this project:

Project: Water Depth Sensor

My Name @stevie
This is Important to me because: There are a number of people around New Orleans, myself included who are intersted in issues of flooding, water level changes etc.
Resources I have to work on this project include:
- Publiclab.org,
- other people who are interested,
- the OpenWater group
Resources I'd like to work on this project:
- Access to other depth devices so we can learn how they work!

Project: Creating a Media Campaign Toolkit

My Name @Shannon
This is Important to me because: We need o think through replicable ways that data can be use to tell stories and present alternative narratives.
Resources I have to work on this project include:
- Time and money
Resources I'd like to work on this project:
- People who have time and people with media and journalism experience.

Project: A central database of boat launches and routes and explained by local boat captains

My Name Luis
This is Important to me because: This could be gathered for the benefit of researchers or for recreation.
Resources I have to work on this project include:
- Time
- Knowledge of some local boat captains
Resources I'd like to work on this project:
- Database/IT support

Project: Way to analyze composting toilet compost

My Name Melissa
This is Important to me because: I worked on composting toilets and compost to be used on edible foods/ vegetation.
Resources I have to work on this project include:
- EWB Funds
Resources I'd like to work on this project:

Project: Water Purification and Energy Reader

My Name Julia
This is Important to me because: Water is essential for life
Resources I have to work on this project include:
- Smart Friends
- Existing systems for inspiration
- Money
Resources I'd like to work on this project:
- Energy readers
- Smarter Friends
- Materials
- Time

Project: Testing for Hard Water

My Name Micheal
This is Important to me because: it affects my skin, and my plants
Resources I have to work on this project include:
- water
- shower curtain and evidence of hard water from a thick film
Resources I'd like to work on this project:

Project: Monitor plant life development on reclaimed marsh lands

My Name Jim
This is Important to me because: To stabilize reclaimed lands that were formed by relocating soil to open waters in marsh lands
Resources I have to work on this project include:
- a camera
Resources I'd like to work on this project:
-Aerial Mapping

Project: Wildlife Conservation (measuring increase or decrease of endangered animals)

My Name Rachel
This is Important to me because: I find wildlife conservation extremely important for a number of reasons, ie need to know population size to create or alter conservation initiatives.
Resources I have to work on this project include:
- Aerial Mapping
Resources I'd like to work on this project:
- Materials that can be used without constant human supervision.

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