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Study design
study-design

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: https://publiclab.org/wiki/start-enviro-monitor-study 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 ## Questions [questions:study-design] **** More on study design: [notes:study-design] ...


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alexandretrio1992 "Hi I think we can detect Ethylene Oxide through air quality sensor, but i am not sure how effective it is, but I am sure some gas detectors will de..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
gccummings25 "Thank you for your response! You're right in that I need to refine the logistics and parameters. There's no real budget, but because I'm a student ..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
nshapiro "Hi Grace, Glad you are bringing attention to this issue! I was unaware of this until an attorney friend in ATL forwarded this story to me the other..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
panicpuri "I have worked with If-This-Then-That (IFTTT)* systems in the past, and they were simple, yet effective. A system that routinely sends text message ..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
liz "wow great to hear and thanks for the timeline update! We're cheering for you and the team. What system are you thinking about for "prompts and remi..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
panicpuri "Things are advancing (although a bit slower than I hoped, but I guess that's to be expected). I am still designing a plan for the entire system (in..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
liz "How are things advancing? Quite well, i hope! " | Read more » almost 3 years ago
eustatic "Perhaps that's easy for me to say, since i work not for the university, but for a membership based organization where the dues paying members influ..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
eustatic "I think you could find residents who want to participate, and could double as field inspectors for your units, if you got them on board to install ..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
panicpuri "Thank you for your response, @cfastie ! The SensorShip looks like a really interesting device and I will definitely consider using that in a part o..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
joyofsoy "We shared this on Public Lab's social media. The Facebook post received this reply: Is there already a community of folks interested in collecting ..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
cfastie "It looks like you have made a really good start with this project. I agree that a challenge will be to avoid scaring away the neighborhood resident..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
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stevie " @stevie has marked @mimiss as a co-author. " | Read more » almost 3 years ago
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warren "Re: "As you know, we're moving in the opposite direction" For sure, and I think we're on the same page on the need for lower cost monitoring. One ..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
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warren "Yes, and the aromatic baby powder is nice because you can smell it. Great idea. We're going to try prototyping this activity soon. With 3+ sensors,..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
mimiss "I love the idea of using cocoa powder or powdered sugar to model this (out doors of course!). " | Read more » about 3 years ago