Citizen-Led Air Quality Sensor Networks

The Air Quality Egg Project (An Open Hardware project in New York, NY by @EdBorden)

Also discussed  here: Air Quality Egg  (Wiki)

And here: You can help build an open air quality sensor network (Pachube, Dec. 7, 2011)

And here: MIMAQ (15 slides, mobile pollution sensors)

And here: Air Quality Monitoring: A Few Precedents (12 page pdf, NYC Open Sensor Network Workshop, Dec. 2, 2011)

The focus today is on a developing citizen-led air quality network in New York City and in other cities worldwide.  The Air Quality Egg Project makes use of low cost technology and many volunteers to produce high resolution maps of the urban air environment which provides much more detail than conventional regional networks operated by the government.

To see Key Quotes and Links to key reports about this post, click  HERE


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