Monthly Archives: August 2015

Last Site Done… On our Way Home!

Today we finished the field Campaign with our last site in a Eastern South Dakota around 4pm today. Overall the campaign has gone great and we should have alot of day to analyze back at Lawrence. Below is a map … Continue reading

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Around the Bakken in 14 Days

Wow, has it been a crazy couple of days.  Despite some forest fires and cold temperatures (including rain), the trek continues.  We sampled at four sites today, and we are seeing ozone concentrations at much lower levels compared to a … Continue reading

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Starting Leg Six and we seem to have data…

Here we are starting Leg six and we have average ozone data from the previous days. Plotted below is a preliminary average ozone concentration for each site and a map of our route.

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Bakken Trip: Day Two

We are three days into the trip already and things are going smoothly!  The first day we dedicated just to traveling; we went all the way to Fargo, ND and ARTEMIS is looking like a veteran.  The second day we … Continue reading

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One Day Until Departure

Yesterday, we took the trailer and all the instruments out to Adam’s Farm (in Fremont) and City Park to practice setting up and tearing down.  Meeko taught everyone how to use mount Lil’ APOLLO on the tower, along with syncing … Continue reading

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Deployed Arduino Air Quality Package at Adams’ Farm

Last week, the package got to go out on the field and we got some real data at a small farm that is located next to a fracking sand mine.We haven’t packaged the electronics yet , so the sensors and … Continue reading

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Soil Analysis at Adams’ Farm

Adams’ Farm was quite the success for our soil analysis! It was my first time using the XRF (X-ray fluorescence) gun and it went quite swell.  It takes measurements from the soil (or any surface, but we are only concerned … Continue reading

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