Category: Citizen Scientist

GUEST BLOG: Connecting Communities with AQ Data

The AirKeepers program at Clean Air Carolina made a lot of positive impressions at the recent Air Sensors International Conference (ASIC) in Oakland, Calif.
ASIC attendees included regulatory scientists and engineers, air monitoring instrument manufacturers, academic researchers, regional community leaders, and community science groups. I met researchers from all over the U.S., but also Canada, Finland, Qatar, China, and Japan, and I’m sure I didn’t meet everyone.

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AirKeeper Story: Ed Barrows

I first heard about the Clean Air Carolina PurpleAir monitors on one of the regular Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments teleconferences discussing the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network Drought Reporting program (CoCoRHaS). I looked Clean...

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GUEST BLOG: Mobile Monitoring by Bike

The last bike commute of the school year for ‘Two Wheel Tuesday’ was on June 5th. Some of our riders gathered at Freedom Park at 7:15 am to start at the beginning of our commute, others would join the ride along the route. I love this time of morning when the world hasn’t quite gotten going yet and we’re preparing for our seven mile commute to J.T. Williams Secondary Montessori School off of Statesville Avenue. 

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Citizen Scientist: Global Movements of Mercury

Bill Schlesinger, PHD Dean Emeritus, Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University Citizen Scientist Blog William H. Schlesinger is one of the nation’s leading ecologists and earth scientists and a passionate advocate for translating science for lay audiences....

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Citizen Scientist: Climate Change Economics

In the politically-charged world of climate change, an important paper appeared in Science last month, written by Solomon Hsiang and 11 others, assessing the regional impacts of the projected changes in climate on the economic productivity within the U.S.

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Citizen Scientist: Ammonia

Bill Schlesinger, PHD Dean Emeritus, Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University Citizen Scientist Blog William H. Schlesinger is one of the nation’s leading ecologists and earth scientists and a passionate advocate for translating science for lay audiences....

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Citizen Scientist: Geoengineering our Climate

Bill Schlesinger, PhD Dean Emeritus, Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University Citizen Scientist Blog William H. Schlesinger is one of the nation’s leading ecologists and earth scientists and a passionate advocate for translating science for lay audiences....

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