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October: this year’s Public Lab conference in New Orleans focused on education, from curriculum development to field methods.
May: GRN and Clean Gulf Commerce Coalition filed a notice of intent to sue United Bulk for Clean Water Act violations, based on this crucial photo by Scott Eustis. Read more »
April in Plymouth, MA: Read more »
"Google Maps integrates images from DIY mapping project" January 2013: Read more »
May: Using infrared photography, kites, and a DIY drone, local Public Labbers made a map of photosynthetic activity: Read more »
July: Using aerial infrared photography, Public Labbers from New England worked to identify invasive species in a lake near Amherst, MA
July: 1,556 backers pledged $71,373 to make DIY plant analysis photography affordable.
September: Infragram DIY Filter Packs begin shipping, enabling over a thousand DIY scientists to analyze plant health.
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