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Study design

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Some communities facing environmental health concerns start a research project to document and build accountability -- producing data that can be used in advocacy, regulatory action and more.

For an in-depth guide to planning out an environmental monitoring study, see this page:

https://publiclab.org/wiki/start-enviro-monitor-study

The guide touches on topics like:

  • Determining the Question at Hand
  • Researcher Resources
  • Geographic Scope
  • Types of Samples
  • Sampling Methods
  • Data Storage
  • Interpreting Data
  • Data Advocacy

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