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Bring your research, your ideas, and your questions, and join us for OpenHour! * OpenHour is held the first Monday of the month. * The time alternates between 8 p.m. ET in odd months and 1 p.m. ET in even months. * See schedule below for times and topics. * The event is hosted on Zoom -- see weblink and call-in numbers in the event info below! * Subscribe to []( to get a notification whenever an OpenHour recording is posted! **** ## Schedule ###Monday, April 6, 1pm ET/12CT : Law and community environmental monitoring Link to Join Or call in: 1 646 876 9923 Meeting ID: 452 849 404 [Click here for international numbers]( **** Loading... **** ## Past OpenHours **[Click here for the OpenHour archive and watch any of the OpenHours listed below](** ### 2020 OpenHours - February 3: Education ### 2019 OpenHours - December 9: Reflecting on OpenHour - November 12: Monitoring for Oil in Water - October: MAKE month! Our collaboration with [Make Magazine]( hit newsstands in October! See more about our project on our [MAKE Wiki]( and get your copy [here]( - October 3: Build a Community Microscope - October 5: BabyLegs Trawl Learn how to make [a DIY trawl]( - October 9: The [Coqui]( and a DIY [particulate sensor]( - October 28: Discussing *all* of our kits! - September 3: Summer of Code presentations - August 5: Odors - July 15: BabyLegs (monitoring ocean plastics) - June 3: Environmental Education - May 6: Launching Summer of Code - April 1: Soil Testing - March 4: Diffusion tubes test air quality in the UK - February 4: Community Science Disaster Response Toolkit - January 7: Lead ### 2018 OpenHours - December 3: Usability Feedback for - November 5: Technology and process in working with Environmental Justice and environmental health impacted communities - October 1: Google Code-In - September 10: Using the new Community Microscope - August 6: Summer of Code Projects - July 9: Code of Conduct 3 year review - June: (summer break, no OpenHour) - May 7: Events - April 1: Marine Plastics - February 5: Developing Community Kits with Public Lab - January 8: Exploratory hydrogen sulfide monitoring methods ### 2017 OpenHours - December 4th: [Data Loggers]( for Environmental Monitoring - November 13th: Barnraising sessions continued - October 2nd: Collaborations in disaster response between online and on the ground groups - September 11th: Summer of Code 2017 - August 7th: Problem Identification - July 10th: Aerial Mapping - June 5th: Facilitation Techniques and Resources - May 1st: Art in Environmental Science Advocacy - April 3rd: Fundraising for Projects - March 6th: Water Water Everywhere! A discussion of monitoring strategies and tools - February 6th: New Year, New Challenges: the shifting landscape of advocacy - January 9th: Classifying Waste ### 2016 OpenHours - December 5th: Environmental monitoring methods recognized by enforcement bodies - November 7th: New contributors to open source code - October 3rd: Such Activities, Very Replication! - September 6th: Google Summer of Code Projects - August 1st: Public Comment on Environmental Issues - July 7th: Learning about the Barnraising in Val Verde! - June 6th: Exploring Proof - May 2nd: Public Lab's research culture - April 4th: Open Access to Environmental Data - March 7th: Soil and Soil Testing - February 1st: Landfills: Mapping and Monitoring! - January 28th: Live Call on QGIS ### 2015 OpenHours - December 7th: [The Oil Testing Kit](! - November 2nd: Gearing up for the Barnraising - October 20th, Live Call: Calibration and Characterization of DIY ​Instrumentation - October 5th: Formaldehyde and the Plant Remediation Experiment - September 9th: "Transparency in Environmental Policy and Science." - August 3rd, Mapping in the Middle of it! - July 6th: Open Air Projects - June 1st: Public Lab Web Development _behind the code_ - May 4th: Public Lab's 5 year anniversary party! - Monday, April 6th: Learning - March 2nd: Engaging in "C" Science - February 2nd: Lending Libraries - January: Energy! ### 2014 OpenHours - December 1st:Public Lab: A year in review and what's coming next. - November 18th: the Water Hackathon in New Orleans - November 3rd: Gearing up for the Barnraising! - October 6th: Events and Event Hosting - September 1st: Open Topic Session - August 4th: Thermal Imaging - July 28th: Open Air: air pollutants and air quality monitoring tools - July 21st: Water Contaminants and Detection - July 14, 2014: Spectral Analysis - July 7, 2014: Near Infrared Photography - June 30th, 2014: Aerial Mapping **** ### Want to connect outside OpenHour? Join an Open Call Open Calls are a great way to connect with fellow Public Labbers on projects and ideas. They are designed to help you connect with fellow Public Labbers to brainstorm, share ideas and move forward on projects. These calls hosted every Tuesday at 3pm ET (2 central) and are Public Lab community. More information can be [found here]( ...

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subir "Wow thanks for organizing this and making all things accessible toward the end. " | Read more » over 2 years ago
stevie "Hi Yes! give me a day, and everything (chat links shared and such, as well as the call itself) will be shared on www/ " | Read more » over 2 years ago
subir "Hey all. It was a wonderful discussion, but after it ended the Zoom app thing closed down and i have no way to get back to all the chats that were ..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
stevie "Hi All! Reminder this OpenHour is today at 1pm ET (see your local timezone here,438)!! Here's a link to join..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
subir "Thanks @stevie . Looking forward to the discussion. " | Read more » almost 3 years ago
Ag8n "Stevie, Sorry, I'm not available.  Thanks, Ag8n On February 13, 2020, at 3:14 PM, wrote:Hi! You were mentioned ..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
stevie "@guolivar Sorry about the timezone trouble. But no worries! All OpenHours are recorded. You can find them on this page:" | Read more » almost 3 years ago
stevie "Hi! No worries. This link will get you directly into the call when it starts: Or you can call in from the US here: 1 6..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
subir "Hello @stevie. Yes i would love to be there. Thanks for organizing it. But i am not very sure how exactly could i 'join' in - little slow on modern..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
guolivar "I'm sorry but as usual the time difference kills me. I could potentially listen in but at that time I cannot join the discussions (I'm too busy get..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
stevie "Are you available to join on for OpenHour? @natevw @imvec @david_uwi @subir @tomp @charnes9 @OrionAllgaier @Ag8n @eustatic @bigmit37 @guolivar @ju..." | Read more » almost 3 years ago
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eustatic " I think Public lab has a lot of functionality, but not a lot of sense of the "whole" And I feel like i'm going to lose my thread of thought if i ..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
eustatic "@warren opinions: Make everything like Metafilter, the web's best anglophone community website, and not like Airbnb, the people evicting all of m..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
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stevie "RE:: @DavidMack posting your resource as an answer to the question. Thanks for sharing:: see "Guidelines for FRM and FEM Applicants 9-2011 (PDF)" ..." | Read more » almost 6 years ago
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necisuperiorenzymes "The NELAC Institute has a lot of information on regulatory methods for environmental monitoring. NEC..." | Read more » almost 6 years ago
DavidMack "@liz see "Guidelines for FRM and FEM Applicants 9-2011 (PDF)" on " | Read more » almost 6 years ago
liz "I would like to have the information that Rachelle Duvall referred to on the OpenHour, about the standards and testing that usually companies have ..." | Read more » almost 6 years ago
xose "The to be or not to be of the hole question ;) Theres an actual debate around your question and some of the PublicLab people are writing some posts..." | Read more » almost 6 years ago