November 2019

In this issue of EM, you will find examples of environmental research studies where citizen science is an important component.

Inside This Month's Issue


Citizen Science in Environmental Applications
by Prakash Doraiswamy

Empowering Citizen Scientists to Fill the Gaps in Air Quality
by Karmann Mills, Prakash Doraiswamy, Pawan Gupta, Olga Pikelnaya, Seung-Hyun Cho, Lisa Cicutto, Molly McCullough, Brandon Feenstra, Robert C. Levy, and Krysten Crews

Mobilizing the Low-Cost Sensor Revolution with Smartphones and Citizen Science
by Casey Quinn, Bonne Ford, and John Volckens

Monitoring the World’s Lakes: Progress from Citizen Science and Remote Sensing
Tamlin M. Pavelsky, Sheikh Ghafoor, Faisal Hossain, Grant M. Parkins, Sarah K. Yelton, Sarina B. Little, Simon N. Topp, Megan Rodgers, and Xiao Yan

Also This Month...

Regulatory Roundup: EPA Reverses Course on Methane; the Fight Over Vehicle Emissions Standards Ramps-Up
by William H. Haak
At the end of August, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to reverse the Obama Administration’s regulation of methane emissions from the oil and gas industry through New Source Performance Standards under Section 111 of the U.S. Clean Air Act. At the same time, the Trump Administration and EPA were drawing new battle lines in their ongoing war with the state of California on relaxing vehicle emission standards, as automakers joined the fray on the side of tougher standards.

Message from the President: Leveraging Our Army of Volunteer Resources
Michele E. Gehring

Back In Time: November 1999


Digital EM

Have you downloaded the A&WMA App to read EM? If not, you're missing out on great features. Download the App now and start experiencing all of the benefits, including:

  • Interactive features
  • Enhanced digital content and graphics
  • Portability so you can read EM on the go, wherever, whenever