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Questions tagged [diy]

Do-It-Yourself, any questions regarding custom made instruments, sensors or solutions for Earth Sciences related problems.

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Atmospheric visibility measuring device

I have this project at university where I have to make an atmospheric visibility measuring device using Arduino. I talked with my teacher and he said that I should do something like this, using an ...
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How can I test my house water supply for hydrocarbon presence?

I live in a city where the water supply quality seem pretty good on daily/average basis. However, it is also well known that there is a huge problem with deteriorating water pipes. My problem is that ...
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Are there any DIY conductivity sensors that will hold calibration for long periods? {multiple months}

We've just published our DIY underwater loggers: http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/18/2/530 and the #1 thing we would like to add to the platform is conductivity. The loggers themselves will easily run ...
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Using accelerometer as a seismograph

I'm using ADXL345 accelerometer with Raspberry Pi to build a seismograph. I've successfully hooked it up and can plot the accelerometer data in three axis. Is there any way to express these data in ...