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The creator of GrassrootsMapping.org and co-founder and Research Director for Public Lab, Jeffrey Warren designs mapping and civic science tools and professionally flies balloons and kites. Notable software he has created include the vector-mapping framework Cartagen and orthorectification tool MapKnitter, as well as open spectral database and toolkit Spectral Workbench.

He is Vice President of the board of the Open Source Hardware Association, on the board of alternative education program Parts and Crafts in Somerville MA, on the advisory board of Personal Democracy Media's WeGov and an advocate of open source software, hardware, and data. He co-founded Vestal Design, a graphic/interaction design firm in 2004, and directed the Cut&Paste Labs project, a year-long series of workshops on open source tools and web design in 2006-7 with Lima designer Diego Rotalde.

Jeff holds an MS from MIT and a BA in Architecture from Yale University, and spent much of that time working with artist/technologist Natalie Jeremijenko, building robotic dogs and stuff. To find out more, visit Unterbahn.com.

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Web Working Group Update 20: August 2017

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Web Working Group Update 19: June 2017

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Squid Week at Public Lab!

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Balloon and Kite Mapping Stories, Part 1

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Web Working Group Update 18: May 2017

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Use Google Drive to share large photo collections

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Web Working Group Update 17: April 2017

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Practicing a PM hotspot survey in New Auburn, WI

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Attempting a Hotspot survey in New Auburn, WI with: @Stevie, @Gretchen, @Warren, @marlokeno, Jonn...

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Foldable Paper Spectrometer Assembly Instructions

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These instructions will guide you through the assembly process of the foldable paper spectrome...

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Desktop Spectrometry Starter Kit 3.0 Assembly Instructions

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These instructions will guide you through the assembly process of the desktop spectrometer. Th...

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Common low-cost technique limitations and strategies for impact

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With an environmental and environmental health focus, many people coming to Public Lab may be loo...

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What goes into choosing a topic name?

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_above: sketch of figuring out how to organize "air" into a research area, and which methods are ...

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Can we use a timelapse or video camera to monitor particulate air plumes?

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We've been reading about ASTM D7520, or the **Standa...

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Zero dark thirsty: Capturing replenishing nighttime rain events with a trail camera

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Above: LEAFFESTers observing the deployment of a trail camera (arrow) near a small stream. J...

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Q&A enables automated FAQ

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Asking and answering questions is at the very heart of Public Lab. It's how we get started, it's ...

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Activity Categories

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A bunch of people here in our community are interested in making our collective work more organiz...

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Check out these Activity Grids

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The sheer number of posts on publiclab.org by contributors from all over the world about 1) h...

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DIY Oil Testing Toolkit: Graphic Template Release!

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Hello! I have uploaded a template version of the book design for the DIY Oil Testing Toolkit. It'...

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Comment piece in Nature about peer review

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_Jean-Baptiste Colbert Presenting the Members of the Royal Academy of Science to Louis XIV (oil o...

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Intended Purposes for Different Tools and Techniques

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(Note: have a better name for this? Please suggest it!) Environmental data can be used fo...

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Ideas on opening "open hardware"

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Hey folks, this is a line of thought that needs your input! Legend has it that two LEAFFES...

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Plan for recording Shinyei optical sensors using Open Pipe Kit

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the goal is to read and save the raw output of a [Shinyei PPD42](/notes/Willie/04-01-2014/field-...

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Valuing two modes of Public Lab activities

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Lead image by DVDP Ever come across this s...

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"Less is more: The Role of Small Data in 21st Century Governance."

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A few months back, Diego Rafael Canabarro had graciously invited Catherine D'Ignazio, Jeff Warren...

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The Water Hackathon Report

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There were several water events that were held over last week in New Orleans that encompassed...

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Graded oils using UV fluorescence

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Me and @Warren are trying to replicate [the heavy to light sorting of oils,](/notes/mathew/09-1...

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2011 Barataria Bay mapping fieldnotes, maps, mapping tracks, images

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When writing an intro to the upcoming Barataria mapping publication, I came across a Google Doc l...

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Better communicate the purpose of research notes

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Better communicate what research notes are for. This could be a static illustration as @warren...

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Thermal Fishing Club

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Connect the activity of thermal fishing with existing communities of expertise, i.e. fishermen...

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State of the Science: The Oil Testing Kit

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I sat down with @warren to record a video presentation on the state of the [oil testing kit ](ht...

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Hardware design work for the Oil Testing Kit

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A hardware sketch of our favorite configuration is above. _This is a jointly authored research n...

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How much do different oil pollution tests cost?

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What does oil pollution mean for my health?

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How do I collect a sample for laboratory analysis?

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How big are smoke particles, in microns?

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Calibaration or switching scale?

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Just tried to publish a Replication of the KnowFlow and fail ...

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How do I install a bootloader on a Riffle data logger?

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Desktop Spectrometry Kit to arduino?

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What would be a good basic activity to test out a data logging device in water?

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Can anyone help with weather station recommendations?

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Cheap, lightweight GoPro alternatives for aerial mapping?

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How can real-time camera monitoring be set up?

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What are the health effects related to fine particles of calcium carbonate?

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Decibel meters for iPhones?

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