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Oil Response Toolkit Planning

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A substantial Public Lab cohort is in Cocodrie doing focused work on our Oil Response Toolkit. We'd previously brainstormed on this topic at the Barnraising.

Toolkit Formatting

Based on our Barnraising brainstorm, we will plan an introduction/landing page that links out to the various toolkit sections, structured around planning a response in stages:

  • First Day Response
  • First Week Response
  • One Month Out
  • Year-Long Response Planning
  • Tracking Long-term Recovery

Advocacy:

  • Chain of custody
  • Interfacing with "decision makers"
  • Outlets
    • Media
    • Internet
  • Impacts
    • Learn by Doing
    • Documenting
    • Awareness Raising
    • Direct Action
    • Policy Change
    • Offline Outreach

Organizing:

  • Finding Expertise
  • Empowering Experts
  • Communicating
    • Offline Outreach
    • Online Outreach
    • Online sharing research
    • Sharing experience
    • Finding disparate communities facing the similar issues
    • Co-teaching
  • Online Volunteers
    • Mapmaking
    • Hardware Making
    • Knowledge Sharing
  • On The Ground Volunteers
    • Mapmaking
    • Groundtrouthing
    • Co-Teaching
    • Logging Findings

Teaching and Co-teaching Scientific Process:

  • Understanding Data
  • Interpretting Data
  • Talking about Findings
  • Making and Evaluating Claims

Online Mapmaking and Archiving:

  • Map Stitching
  • Adding Metadata
  • Storytelling
  • Linking in Media
  • Annotating Maps
    • Sensor data
    • Text
    • Media
    • Polygons
    • Interactive legends

Imagery Collection:

  • Balloon Kit Assembly
  • Balloon Flying
  • Kite Kit Assembly
  • Kite Flying on ground
  • Kite flying off Boats

Safety:

  • Preventing Acute Exposure
  • Safety Equipment
  • Identifying Symptoms