Welcome to EnviroDIY, a community for do-it-yourself environmental science and monitoring. EnviroDIY is part of WikiWatershed, a web toolkit designed to help citizens, conservation practitioners, municipal decision-makers, researchers, educators, and students advance knowledge and stewardship of fresh water. New to EnviroDIY? Start here

Author: Scott Ensign

Open Data and Open Hardware: Tools for Collaborative Solutions to Water Challenges

Open hardware for water monitoring, combined with a national network of technical support for community science enabled by powerful web-based data sharing and management tools, is leading a revolution in solving water pollution problems.

How Do EnviroDIY Monitoring Stations Compare With USGS Stations?

A statistical comparison of temperature, depth, conductivity, and turbidity collected by EnviroDIY and USGS equipment shows comparable measurements and helps identifies what parameters require different levels of quality control.

Monitor My Watershed Hits the Cloud!

Users will notice increased responsiveness, speed, and reliability, along with a new and improved Time Series Visualization.

The Wide, Wide World of DIY (and DIT)

DIY is in many cases a misnomer; in reality, we Do-It-Together: bringing people together to develop and share environmental monitoring and measurement systems.

Tracking River Flow with GPS

Travel distance is critical for studying many aspects of river ecosystems, and sometimes it’s more accurate to measure, not just predict, how far river water travels over time.

To Fish or Not to Fish: Using Real-Time Data to Protect Trout Populations

Fishing guides in Michigan are using real-time data from an EnviroDIY monitoring station to remotely make appropriate decisions on where and when to fish.

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