About this Research Topic
MacGyver science is the creative use of equipment for purposes that were not originally intended by the developer as well as the scientist's own development of sensors or technology for problems where commercially available solutions fall short.
Following the successful MacGyver conference sessions in the past years it is time to combine all our ideas, opinions and new research in an article collection. This is a call for papers for all MacGyver earth scientists– present your tools, processes, proof of concepts, designs, open source components, failures and successes, data sets, and emerging technologies, and contribute your part to this exciting collection.
Even if your new tools, prototypes or method has been described as part of the method section of a broader publication, we invite you to write a separate publication in our collection that focusses solely on the new tool, processes, proof of concepts, designs, open source components, etc.
Keywords: innovative sensing techniques, open source, arduino, sensors, experimental design, environmental sensing, emerging technologies, low-cost, accessible, citizen science, improvised
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