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Our Research Mission

Monitoring Heat Stress through Environmental Sensing

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Global Health

We compare and analyze environmental data in Bloomington, Indiana with historical temperatures in the region to study Climate Change.

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Human Health

We study environmental factors, especially episodes of extreme heat, and how they affect human health.

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Local Awareness

This work will deliver real time environmental information to stakeholders such as governmental officials, urban farmers, and vulnerable populations.


A highlight of some of our environmental sensors located in Bloomington, Indiana

Remote Monitoring Stations

Willie Streeter Community Garden

Solar Powered Cellular Broadcasting

Bloomington Community Orchard

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Luddy Hall, Indiana University

On Campus Sensing

Dunn Woods, Indiana University

Soil Moisture Sensing

Soil Moisture Sensor at the Willie Streeter Community Garden

Temperature, Relative Humidity, and Dewpoint

Sensor at Bloomington Community Orchard

Our Journey

Making a difference, one measurement at a time.

  • Research Conception

    May 7, 2018

    The Healthy Cities Summer Team begins conception of an array of sensors and starts mocking up plans for how each sensor and its broadcast unit would be setup.

  • Installation of 1st Sensor

    July 10, 2018

  • Sensor Network goes online

    September 21, 2018

  • Research and Data Analysis begins


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