Participation in Digital Social Innovation Fair 2017

CAPTOR project participated in the DSI Fair 2017 celebrated the last 1-2 February in Rome (Italy). The event allowed to share and learn from Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation initiatives. We explained the project with a stand in the Exhibition area and with the presentation ¨First outcomes from the CAPTOR project on[…]

Information campaign & search for volunteers at the Christmas market on Karlsplatz in Vienna

It’s the end of November, temperatures feel more like a late summer evening, but the christmas markets have opened already.  There is no sign of high ozone measurements in Vienna, but we still used the opportunity to present Captor at the market near Viennas  technical university TU. There we could reach a wide range of[…]

CAPTOR contributions at the Austrian Citizen Science Conferences 2016 and 2017

 The proceedings of the Austrian Citizen Science Conference 2016 are available for download. An extended abstract with the title “The CAPTOR project: Joint Efforts Reducing Ozone Pollution” is included – see pp. 35-38  Download under: http://www.frontiersin.org/books/Austrian_Citizen_Science_Conference_2016/1026 The CAPTOR project will again participate and contribute to the next Austrian Citizen Science Conference 2017. This time we[…]

CAPTOR Presentation to GLOBAL 2000 volunteering group from the “Umweltkulturpraktikum”

On 17th November16 we presented the project and the measuring device CAPTOR at the Umweltkulturpraktikum (UKP) from GLOBAL 2000. At UKP environmental interested students get involved in different projects and they take part at seminars about various environmental issues. We explained basics on ozone pollution, presented the self built CAPTOR and asked them on their[…]

Request for the inclusion of Air Quality as a central policy of the future Catalan Climate Change law

María García of Ecologistas en Acción, is participating in the name of the Plataforma per la Qualitat de l’Aire to evaluate the draft law on climate change in Catalonia. Climate change and Air Quality are two sides of the same coin. Greenhouse gases and air pollutants often come from the same sources and are generated[…]