Tag Archives: temperature

New Temperature Monitor

I’ve re-made the compost temp sensors to conform to our original design of stabbing probes.  I was having difficulty choosing a non-conductive housing for the  probes that could give accurate measurements along its length,  until I remembered that my favorite plastic, polyethylene, is mostly transparent to infrared.  Duh, that’s why I make solar balloons out [...]

the internet of decomposers

I’ve just installed an Arduino-based temperature logger at five points in our compost pile, proving the obvious: it’s hotter on the sunny side and hottest in the middle.  Details tomorrow, but check out these sweet dashboard widgets!

Emergency Sanitation Workshop This Saturday

We'll be doing a 45 minute workshop on Saturday June 2nd @ 2pm at King Elementary School as part of Resilience PDX.org
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