For two full days CAPTOR was sharing a market stand with other great initiatives on “Clean air for all”. Together with representatives from the hackair Team, the sensebox and the Joint Research Centre Ispra we were busy explaining participants at the European Citizen Science Conference in Geneva how far we have come with measuring air pollution[…]
According to the organisers, Climate camps are the heart of the international climate movement. For a few days we will live together in a self-organized way, networking, forming and shaping actions. The camp should provide space for the exchange of ideas, interests and information and it should be a place of inspiration. A place where people[…]
CAPTOR had a stand at this year’s Maker Faire in Vienna. It was a great success. Our stand was occupied during the whole day by interested citizens who showed excitement about low cost sensors, about the prevention of air pollution and about the possibility to get engaged and follow our progress. Thanks to all who[…]
Preliminary results of the CAPTOR project were presented yesterday in Vic during the workshop of the 2018 official ozone campaign in Catalonia, organized by the Catalan government and the local administrations. It was a very successful presentation and we could summarize the progress of the project.
We recently held our first DIY workshop. Five teams composed of interested citizens and project partners from Spain, France and Italy, spent a whole day at the Happylab in Vienna to build their own ozone measuring devices from scratch. To get feeling of how the workshop went, it’s best to watch this short video: 20180420_CAPTOR_Workshop_Happylab_3 from[…]
You can now check out all the data that was collected in the 3 countries, Austria, Italy and Spain during the ozone measuring campaign in 2017. If you click on any of the pins on the map you will get a visualisation of the ozone data measured in that specific location. http://map.captor-project.eu/
CAPTOR project launches airACT, a new application that informs about air pollutants in real time and helps to act against them. Air pollution cannot be seen but it is breathed. It is the main public health problem in our cities. The new airACT app aims to bring the problem of air pollution closer to the[…]
More than 80 organisations took part in the III Congress of the III Catalan Enviromental Congress last february 16th, to address the future environmental challenges of Catalonia and influence in public policies. The 140 participants gathered in 6 workshops concluded 40 prominent challenges. Maria García from Ecologistas en Acción was responsible for the organization of[…]
We are happy to send around our second CAPTOR Newsletter. It provides insights into the highlights from the 2017 project activities! Download it here as captor_neewsletter02 (PDF Document). If you want to regularly receive news from us, sign up to the CAPTOR Newsletter.
The 4th Austrian Citizen Science Conference took place in Salzburg, 1.-3. Feb. 2018. CAPTOR was there for 2 full days presenting the experiences from the Ozone measuring campaign in Summer 2017 in Austria. The topic raised considerable interest amongst the participants and people showed interest in the maker workshop, which is planned for April 2018.[…]