Environmental / Biological sensing using Arduino and other open source approaches

Find out what it takes to untether your Arduino prototypes from your laptop, and deploy them in the field for environmental or biological purposes. Learn the basics of batteries, solar, Wi-Fi / cellular / satellite communication and sleep modes. Get the download on batteries – what kinds are out there and all the factors that determine how long a battery will last.

Digital Ice Core

Digital Ice Core is a light sculpture that re-presents ambient light readings in the ice and ocean below at full scale, recorded at noon local time between April 5 and June 14. The sculpture enables viewers to experience a crirtcal but vanishing aspect of the Arctic environment through open source electronics and data.