Computer science project

Computer science project

Published on 12 February 2022
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Crowd-sourcing to Understand Wildfire Smoke Health Effects
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Soleil Martinez
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"Smoke Sense is a crowd sourcing, citizen science research project developed by EPA researchers focused on increasing public awareness and engagement related to wildfire smoke health risks.
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Smoke sense
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Scientists
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Smoke sense allows citizens send anonymous observations of wildfire smoke and its health effects. EPA and other researchers will use the observations to determine the extent to which wildfire smoke exposure affects health and productivity, and to help develop health risk communication strategies that improve public health on smoky days.
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Smoke sense increases participants’ understanding about smoke exposures and how they impact communities.
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EPA wants to understand the extent that exposure to wildland fire smoke affects health and productivity, discover what steps people are willing to take to reduce their exposure, and develop health risk communication strategies that improve public health when there is wildfire smoke.
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Thank You