[tog] Air Quality Sensor Kit Workshop - Engineer's Week

Jeffrey Roe tdr112 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 09:00:00 CET 2020

Hello all,

The workshop has sold out with still 27 days to go.
We have added a second-afternoon session.


Jeffrey Roe,

On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 5:41 PM Jeffrey Roe <tdr112 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Next month we are putting on a workshop to build air quality sensors kit.
> Air pollution affects many people’s daily lives not just close to
> industrial centres. Most governmental monitoring is only done with a
> very limited number of sensors. Often times we are relying on
> modelling to make the best guess at current levels. This can miss out
> on local pollution sources or seasonally (coal fires during the
> winter) / event-based pollution. This kit uses customer grade hardware
> to measure levels of PM2.5. It is not a replacement for accurate
> calibrated professional equipment that can pinpoint the type of
> particles in the air but can give reasonable readings at a low lost in
> a local area.
> This kit allows you to measure local pollution levels by building your
> own particulate matter sensor system. This DIY setup allowed everyone
> to measure air quality. Join thousands around the world by
> contributing the data to citizen science projects with open data. The
> system uses off the shelf parts with limited soldering required
> (design by OK Lab Stuttgart as part of the https://luftdaten.info/
> project).
> The workshop will take place on Saturday the 29th of February at 11 am
> at a cost of €50 plus Eventbrite fees. For more information check out
> our website.
> https://www.tog.ie/2020/01/air-quality-sensor-kit-workshop/
> This event is part of Engineers Week that runs from February 29th
> until March 6th. For other events on as part during the week visit
> http://www.engineersweek.ie/
> Jeffrey Roe,
> www.tog.ie

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