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Public Lab community newsletter 9.8.13

by Shannon | September 08, 2013 21:38 08 Sep 21:38 | #9303 | #9303

This week in the Public Lab community newsletter, apply for travel support to the Public Lab barnraising in October, help out with the mid-year appeal and read about spotting oil contamination at the Gowanus Canal. Enjoy!

  1. If you're interested in attending the annual barnraising in Louisiana, October 4-6, travel stipends are available. Apply here.

  2. Last week, Public Lab launched the mid-year appeal. Please donate today!

  3. Public Lab is excited to announce that we are a finalist for The Feast and NBCUniversal's #RevUp2020 Challenge! Show your support for the work of the Public Lab community, and help us move to the next round by clicking on the megaphone.

  4. Public Lab Organizers wrote a chapter for a book called Accountable Technologies: Tools for asking hard questions, now available.

  5. Jeff Warren gave a talk at the Open Hardware Summit on September 6th, slides from his talk are available for viewing here.

  6. Check out this note, outlining how recreational boaters captured evidence of an old oil spill, not listed on EPA Superfund surveys, at the Gowanus Canal.

  7. Research notes:

Use of quadcopter to document rock alignments and geoglyphs (posted by rmark)

Skytruthing the Bakken Shale (posted by davidmanthos)

LEAFFEST project (posted by cfastie)

Killing plants for fun and science (posted by gbathree)

Modifying a Mobius ActionCam for Near IR photos (posted by carllipo

Mobius, striped (posted by cfastie)

Infragram webcam test raw images (posted by warren)

If anything was missed, please post a research note or email the lists. Have a great week everyone! Shannon

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