Posts with «environmental monitoring» label

Intelli-Buoy gathers water data

Water is essential to life on earth, and making sure our rivers and lakes are free from pollution is therefore quite important. For environmental monitoring, students from Bergen County Academics Magnet High School have come up with the Intelli-Buoy system that can track water turbidity, pH, oxygen, and temperature levels for analysis. It can also keep tabs on wind speed and rain stats for possible correlation.

The floating device uses a pair of Arduino Unos with an SD card shield mounted on each in order to record these statistics over several days, and it’s designed with two external USB ports for easy access.

Be sure to check out this orange PVC sensor assembly the video seen here.

Digioxide: A Portable Device That Makes Art Out of Environmental Pollution

In an effort to raise public awareness of environmental pollution, artist Dmitry Morozov has created a device called that makes digital prints from the pollutants it detects.

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LED Atmospheric Analyzer Kit Now Available In The Maker Shed

The Maker Shed LED Atmospheric Analyzer Kit is now available in the Maker Shed. Use it to create a photometer, a device that measures how much blue, green, and red light are penetrating the atmosphere.

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