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Community Science Forum: Water (Winter 2017)

Formerly known as the Grassroots Mapping Forum, this edition of our triannual publication focuses on water monitoring. Included are articles from community members regarding water monitoring methods and activities, as well as about regulation.    

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Photo Documentation of Frac Sand Mine Surface Water Spills by Lee Boland

Hydraulic Fracturing and the Rebirth of Citizen Water Monitoring in the U.S by Kirk Jalbert, Manager of Community-Based Research & Engagement, FracTracker Alliance

The Riffle: DIY and Open Source by Don Blair and Mathew Lippincott

Pollutant Discharge Permits by Gretchen Gehrke

A Sensor Journalist's Story by Jillian Clemente

What happens when we use timelapse to monitor blasting at mine sites? by Public Lab Staff


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Community Science Forum: Frac Sand

Our quarterly print publication has a new name, and a wider scope. It's now called the Community Science Forum. This issue is focused on frac sand, and in particular on the work being done in western Wisconsin by community groups concerned about air and water quality impacts of mining operations there.

Usually $5, we're offering the new issue at an experimental price of $2 plus shipping.

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