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Public Lab community newsletter 8.3.2014

by Shannon | August 04, 2014 03:45 04 Aug 03:45 | #11011 | #11011

This week in the Public Lab community newsletter, check out the first “State of the Science” video, join Open Hour Monday evening for a session on thermal imaging and catch up on all the great work being done from balloon mapping workshops in Chicago to ongoing development of tools for water monitoring and oil testing. Enjoy!


Mathew Lippincott is working on a series of “State of the Science” videos about Public Lab tools. Check out the first one on the Oil Testing Kit and contact mathew@publiclab.org if you’re interested in working on other tool related videos.

Upcoming events

Join Public Lab for OpenHour Monday, August 4th at 8pm est for a session on thermal imaging.

Save the date! Barnraising 2014: Thursday, November 13 - Sunday, November 16 Organizers, plan ahead to come a day early for the Organizers Summit, Wednesday, November 12.

New and ongoing projects

Check out updates on the Riffle (OpenWater) project including a note on the first Riffle deployment: http://publiclab.org/tag/riffle

Kicking off oil testing in New Orleans, several notes were posted from last weeks event including hardware design for the kit and comments on making spectrometer instructions clearer.

Several new notes have been posted from work with Green Garden in Newark, NJ on pole mapping a community garden: http://publiclab.org/tag/elp

Notes from the ongoing mapping project at Staten Island in New York with the NY/NJ Baykeepers: http://publiclab.org/tag/staten-island

Youth Balloon Mapping Workshop in Chicago: http://publiclab.org/notes/mjain26/07-28-2014/youth-balloon-mapping-workshop-complete

Updates from Google Summer of Code projects as they enter the final few weeks of the program: http://publiclab.org/tag/gsoc-2014

Research Note highlights

If anything was missed, please post a research note or email the list. Have a great week everyone! Shannon

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