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Katherine Monroe:Below are the full instructions on how to build exactly what I built. There is so much that could be done to improve the design. I know it is not anywhere close to perfect. The materials I used were makeshift, whatever was lying around the house or wasn’t too expensive. But that was the point. I like spontaneity. It doesn’t have to be extremely elaborate to work and to be useful. This is for anyone who wants to do anything with it or for anyone who is just […]
Katherine Monroe*, the author/inventor of this stream gauge, is a graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School, in the same class as Elliott Rebello. Her senior project was quite different, and you'll get to see the details in her own words. Part 1 is today, the narrative. Part 2 will be on Monday -- the full parts list and construction instructions.Engineering the “Yabba Dabba Doo”By: Katherine MonroeJune 2014Eleanor Roosevelt High SchoolOne year ago, as a rising […]
Current news about whether there really is an increase in Antarctic sea ice cover is reinforcing my belief, shared by most people who deal with data, that data are ugly. This work argues that the trend that some have seen in some trend analyses has more to do with the data processing than with nature. I encourage you to read the article in full itself. It is freely available.From the abstract:Although our analysis does not definitively identify whether this change introduced […]
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