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Public Lab Community Newsletter 2013-03-24

by gonzoearth | March 25, 2013 00:57 | 1,993 views | 0 comments | #6510 | 1,993 views | 0 comments | #6510 25 Mar 00:57

Public Lab Weekly Newsletter 
Plenty of action in the Public Lab Community right now including....


Lots of news with the Cypress Hills Air Quality (CHAQ) Initiative.
http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/chaq 
and visit the class page: http://publiclaboratory.org/wiki/air-quality-class

New York City Public Lab chapter is being invited to many events this spring -- check out the event listings so far and sign up for ones you'd like to lead: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/plots-nyc/amUhGMuaWts

Last Sunday, Philip Winn and more than a dozen friends flew a balloon on three tethers from the highest point in New York City -- Prospect Park's Lookout Hill. They have an interesting project developing, so stay tuned, and in the meantime check out their birds-eye view of Manhattan skyscrapers: https://twitter.com/philipwinn/status/313410309245267968  http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/liz/3-17-2013/prospect-park-lookout-hill-crew

[Kickstarter and Spectral Challenge Update] (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jywarren/public-lab-diy-spectrometry-kit/posts/434162)

The new plots-infrared list has some interesting threads: 
https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!forum/plots-infrared

The 5th annual iLAND symposium is coming up in NYC

Among the research notes from this last week: 
Using a spectrometer to investigate photosynthetically active radiation

Public Lab/open spectrometry presentation Slidedeck

Ongoing sinkhole investigation

New Maps plenty of new maps this week including:

August Pine Ridge, Belize

Ciklonizacija Novi Sad, Serbia

Riverside Cemetery. Asheville, North Carolina

Monteith Farmstead and Community Park. Dillsboro, North Carolina.PAU del Ensanche de Vallecas. Madrid, Spain.

Troparevo. Moscow, Russia.

Open Source GIS Meetup. Nodebo, Denmark.

Darwin General Cemetery. Northern Territory, Australia.






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