PurpleAir Collective June - July 2024

We are now accepting applications for the June/July 2024 round of the PurpleAir Collective! Apply by replying to this post and answering the questions below!

Further details regarding the PurpleAir Collective can be found here: https://community.purpleair.com/t/about-the-purpleair-collective/8104

Applications will close June 24th.


Questions

Please take the time to answer the questions below with thought and care. Submissions with missing or incomplete information will not be considered. Duplicate applications will be deleted.

1. What type of organization best describes you?

Organization types include Individual(s), Community Groups, Non-Profits, Educational, Researchers, Businesses, or other.

2. In two to three sentences, please describe your organization.

Who are you and what is your goal? Relevant images are welcome!

3. Which PurpleAir sensor model(s) are you interested in and how many do you need for your project?

Sensor models include the Classic, Classic SD, Flex, Zen, and Touch. Product descriptions can be found here: Products – PurpleAir, Inc.

4. In a short paragraph, describe your project.

Please make sure to touch upon its importance, uniqueness, and impact.

DISCLAIMER: By replying with a submission below, you:

  1. Give PurpleAir the right to contact you about your submission both during and after this run of the Collective. By default, PurpleAir will use the email and name associated with your Discourse account to do so. If you would like a different name or email associated with your submission, please send a private message to @Kieran_PurpleAir.
  2. Agree to share information and future updates about your Project with PurpleAir.

Template

For your convenience, please use the question template provided below to format your submission.

1. What type of organization best describes you?

2. In two to three sentences, please describe your organization.

3. Which PurpleAir sensor model(s) are you interested in and how many do you need for your project?

4. In a short paragraph, describe your project.

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1. What type of organization best describes you?

Educational/Library.

2. In two to three sentences, please describe your organization.

In 1932, the Putnam County Library, in Illinois, was organized as a state demonstration project, a pioneering effort for library service in Illinois. The demonstration was successful that the library became legally funded with tax support in 1938. The library operated as Illinois’ only county library until 1995, when the county library was converted to the Putnam County Public Library District. District status afforded the library more opportunities to better serve the community under Illinois Library Law. The district library operates with a library headquarters in Hennepin, and five branch sites in the villages of Granville, Standard, McNabb, Magnolia, and Putnam.

The library district serves a community of over five thousand, and provides effective access to informational, educational, cultural, and recreational materials and services in varied formats and technologies. In responding to community needs, the library emphasis is on providing a positive atmosphere for life-long learning and reading while upholding the public’s freedom of access to information.

3. Which PurpleAir sensor model(s) are you interested in and how many do you need for your project?

Classic, Flex or Zen (all would work). Six sensors would be ideal.

4. In a short paragraph, describe your project.

The sensors would be used at six rural locations to provide access to adequate, real-time air quality information and to be used in Citizen Science programming opportunities for library patrons and students at schools.

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1. What type of organization best describes you?
Public Benefit 501c3

2. In two to three sentences, please describe your organization.
Pole Mountain lookout(PML) is on the Sonoma Coast and has 2- HD fire Alert cameras that monitor the area 24/7. It would be a spectacular location for additional air quality monitoring. ALERTCalifornia - Tile Display

3. Which PurpleAir sensor model(s) are you interested in and how many do you need for your project?
1-2 PA-2 Flex sensors

4. In a short paragraph, describe your project.

Would like to add PurpleAir AQ monitoring to PML. Have solar power and internet available.

Thanks!

John

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  1. What type of organization best describes you?
    501c3 non-profit; frontline organizing community group
  1. In two to three sentences, please describe your organization.
    The Clean Air Coalition of WNY builds power by developing grassroots leaders who organize their communities to run and win environmental justice and public health campaigns in Western New York. About Us - The Clean Air Coalition of W.N.Y.
  1. Which PurpleAir sensor model(s) are you interested in and how many do you need for your project?
    Tempest Weather System, PurpleAir Flex.
  1. In a short paragraph, describe your project.
    We are launching a community air monitoring project in Erie and Niagara County in NYS. We recently purchased 30 PurpleAir Flex monitors that we will be distributing throughout these areas, but could certainly use more. We are also very interested in adding some of the new Tempest Weather System monitors to add additional data to our project.
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1. What type of organization best describes you?
We are a public high school.

2. In two to three sentences, please describe your organization.
We are the only high school in our town in Northern California. There is not a measure of air quality near enough to us to be accurate. Because of wildfires in Northern California it is important for us to have accurate information to make decisions for school and for our athletic teams.

3. Which PurpleAir sensor model(s) are you interested in and how many do you need for your project?
We are interested in 1 Purple Air Classic and 1 Purple Air Indoor Touch

4. In a short paragraph, describe your project.
We would like to have one monitor outside in our stadium and one in the gym. These facilities no only serve our school but also many community organizations use them so it benefits the whole community

  1. What type of organization best describes you?
    Homeschooling Group

  2. In two to three sentences, please describe your organization.
    A homeschooling group working with 2 local community groups who are concerned about the environmental & air quality impacts of a nearby marina development and ongoing air quality of coastal communities.

3.Which PurpleAir sensor model(s) are you interested in and how many do you need for your project?
2x PurpleAir Flex Sensors
And
2x Outdoor power adapters (Australian Plug) if possible please.

  1. In a short paragraph, describe your project.
    We are passionate about the environment & and ensuring that air quality data is available for everyone and providing air quality monitoring data for future generations. We would also like to help broaden the network of currently available public sensors in Perth, Western Australia.
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