Spyglass Condominiums on Lake Michigan

By: Madeline Rae, 5:58 PM GMT on November 11, 2016

Holland, Michigan

Residents of Spyglass, a 64-unit condominium association in Holland, Michigan don’t have much of a view. Unless, of course, you count the majestic Lake Michigan with it’s glistening shore and waves breaking down by the pier.

Standing on the shore by Spyglass, one can’t even see the end of Lake Michigan. That’s because it’s over 22,000 square miles in area. This large body of water has a pronounced influe...

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Southern Illinois University (SIU) Physical Plant Services

By: Madeline Rae, 10:22 PM GMT on October 12, 2016

Carbondale, Illinois

With about 17,000 students, Southern Illinois University (SIU) is classified as a Carnegie Foundation High Research Activity Institution and is ranked among the top 4% of higher education research institutions in the U.S.

Located about 5 ½ hours south of Chicago, at the very bottom tip of Illinois, SIU sits on 4,000 acres of land with approximately 7.5 million square footage of housing and academic structures....

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Let’s talk air quality data!

By: Weather Underground, 10:12 PM GMT on October 12, 2016

As Weather Underground (WU) continues to grow the Personal Weather Station (PWS) Network, we are working to add indoor and outdoor air quality sensor data to the WU system.

Currently, we are testing and reviewing various sensors. If you’re already monitoring the air quality in or around your home, leave a comment on this post to let us know what device you have, how you connect to it, and how you use the data.

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Liverpool Public Library, resource center for Liverpool residents

By: Madeline Rae, 9:13 PM GMT on September 19, 2016

Liverpool Public Library [Liverpool, New York]

If you don’t already have a library card, you should get one (Pro Tip: September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month). And if you’re thinking libraries are dingy caves where old books gather dust, then think again. Libraries across the nation have installed personal weather stations (PWS) and connected them to Weather Underground's PWS Network in order to provide free weather data for nearb...

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Featured PWS Owner: Bill Hilton, Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History

By: Madeline Rae, 8:21 PM GMT on August 24, 2016

Bill Hilton [York, South Carolina]

It was 1982 when Dr. Bill Hilton Jr. made his family’s property in South Carolina a nonprofit nature center. The Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History explores all aspects of flora, fauna and natural history in Piedmont, a swath of land in the eastern U.S. that sits between the mountains and the coastal plain (it used to be the shoreline in prehistoric times when sea levels were higher).

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