Public Lab Wiki documentation

Study design

31 views | Last edited by warren 4 months ago | #18890

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:

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


Ask a question  or help answer future questions on this topic

More on study design:

Title Author Updated Likes
Choosing an Environmental Monitoring Method @stevie 8 days ago
Data Collection Resources @mimiss 8 days ago
Workshop VII: How will we study our environmental problem? @mimiss 8 days ago
Workshop VI: How can an environmental study effect change? @mimiss 8 days ago
Workshop V: How do we study an environmental issue? @mimiss 8 days ago
How could we design a group activity around siting air sensors? @warren 29 days ago
What do I do next, after using a low-cost or DIY air sensor? @warren 29 days ago
Workshop VIII: What will we do to conduct our study? @mimiss about 2 months ago
What are the initial steps you take when you begin a new environmental data investigation? @sylvan about 1 year ago
How to design scientific experiments? @niklasjordan about 1 year ago
Stormwater Workshop 4 Report: Implementing a Stormwater Study @stevie about 2 years ago
Stormwater Workshop 3 Report: Designing a Stormwater Study @stevie about 2 years ago
A kit to design your own formaldehyde experiment? @warren over 2 years ago
Designs for next round of experiments Aztec, New Mexico @megan almost 7 years ago
New Experimental Design, Aztec, New Mexico @megan almost 7 years ago
Identifying Wells in Field and Experiment Design @megan almost 7 years ago
Choosing Test Sites in Aztec, NM @megan almost 7 years ago
Show more

1 sub-pages

Public Lab is open for anyone and will always be free. By signing up you'll join a diverse group of community researchers and tap into a lot of grassroots expertise.

Sign up