Submerse Yourself in Citizen Science!

By September 3rd, 2013 at 10:32 am | Comments (2)

We’ve scooped up a handful of water quality monitoring projects for you this week. Dive right in – is the water fine?

Believe it or not, this list is just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. SciStarter has an even bigger pool of water-related projects in our database. Take a look!

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Creek Freaks

Whenever you pass by a waterway, spend a few seconds using the Creek Watch application to snap a picture and report how much water and trash you see. Get started!

 

 

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Water Quality Monitoring
Coastkeeper staff and its crew of trained volunteers collect and analyze water samples that are analyzed for basic chemistry, nutrients, bacteria, and toxicity from nine out of 11 watersheds in San Diego County on a monthly basis. Get started!

 

 

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Eye on Earth
Eye on Earth brings together scientific information on air and water quality with feedback and observations from millions of ordinary people. You’ll be able to view air and bathing water quality for the majority of Europe as well as provide your own feedback Get started!

 

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World Community Grid
World Community Grid uses technology called BOINC that allows you to donate your computer’s idle time and energy to collect and pool data for projects like computing for clean water. Get started!

 

 

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Creek Watch
Whenever you pass by a waterway, spend a few seconds using the Creek Watch application to snap a picture and report how much water and trash you see. Get started!

 

 


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This digest of SciStarter Weekly Featured Projects was curated by Jenna Lang. If you’d like to see your project featured in our digest, e-mail jenna@scistarter.com. See all archived newsletters.

Categories: Citizen Science