We believe everyone should know more about the air they breathe and should have a simple and accurate way to do so. We also love citizen science.
Any individual/group/community/organisation interested in learning more about the air they breathe can apply.
Unfortunately at the moment we are only able to work with folks from Bengaluru. We hope we come soon to your town/city in the future!
At present’ we have the capability to measure personal exposure as well as 24 hour levels of PM 2.5
PM 2.5 is a nasty pollutant, largely attributable to vehicular emissions, against which our body has no defence. It is so tiny that it slips through our nostrils, mucus and lungs and into our bloodstream, from where it can reach almost any organ. Using the data that emerges from this study, you can devise plans to either avoid, mitigate or solve for the sources of pollution.
Nothing. CAP owns some of these devices, or has access to them through friends. We will take care of the equipment and its setup. We need you to host us and to let us document it.
We will over the course of the next few weeks, hear from several of you. Our hope is to find a diverse set of geographies and individuals to undertake this exercise in, so there may be some of you who we may not be able to work with. That said, we will get back to you as soon as possible and co-ordinate accordingly.