Do you want to know if you breathe polluted air? Do you know what effects has ozone on your health, on crops and nature? Then participate in a citizen science project and help to find solutions to this problem. We test measuring devices and measure the ozone level in different regions in Italy, Spain and[…]
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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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Four out of five Spaniards have breathed air contaminated by ozone. The central Government and twelve autonomous regions are failing to meet their legal obligations, having not drawn up the plans required by law to improve air quality in the worst-affected areas. More than 37 million people in Spain breathed ozone-polluted air in the spring[…]
Last summer the CAPTOR-Team Austria was waiting patiently for the first 3 CAPTOR measuring devices to arrive. After beeing built and tested in Spain we got 3 CAPTORS. We installed them at 3 official measuring stations from the Federal Environmental Agency (in Illmitz) and the the Air Quality department of the Province of Lower Austria[…]
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[…]
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