From citizen collected data to scientific data: Validation

The validation of the data is a vital component of the D-NOSES method and citizen science in general. Only if we can show that the data is reliable can we expect the relevant stakeholders to take appropriate action. Various techniques are used in the D-NOSES pilots to ensure the collection of reliable scientific data from regular citizens. […]

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DITOS Final Event – Doing it Together Science

Doing It Together Science (DITOs) organized more than 500 innovative workshops, exhibitions, and activities across Europe focusing on the active involvement of citizens in Citizen Science. In their final event, they brought together other citizen science projects to present, exchange and debate their ideas for Citizen Science. Rosa Arias, from Ibercivis and D-NOSES project coordinator, was invited to take part in the panel, and ECSA provided a stand for the Citizen Science Fair to demonstrate the work and progress of the D-NOSES project. […]

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Join the Barcelona Pilot

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Join our partners Ibercivis and Ideas For Change at the Museu Blau in Barcelona to learn about the odours impacting the community around the Forum area and how you can help by using the OdourCollect app to map and report odours you come across in your daily life. Download the flyer to learn more and […]

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The International Odour Observatory – Coming Soon!

The International Odour Observatory is the first platform co-created by a wide range of stakeholders with the aim to put odour pollution on the map. Our odour experts are currently working on the scientific contents, while our engagement experts are developing the engagement framework and the usability of the platform. The Observatory will become a one-stop-shop for all stakeholders that would like to be involved in participatory odour management activities in their own area. […]

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Launch of the first Pilots

Our first five pilot cases have begun! The cases were carefully selected to demonstrate the power of citizen science and the ability of the D-NOSES to get results in different settings. The cases include different types of emitter sources, such as from waste management, industry, and agriculture. They also include different contexts, such as residential encroachment of industrial areas, process optimization, and environmental pollution control. […]

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Announcing the D-NOSES Policy Brief

The complexity of the odour pollution question can make it difficult for stakeholders to fully grasp the issues. To support local decision-makers, emitting industries and affected citizens in understanding the key facts, D-NOSES has published a policy brief entitled “Odour pollution – A growing societal concern”. The aim is to give readers a short, four-page introduction to the issues and explain the practical value of the proposed D-NOSES solution. […]

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