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MONOCLE Newsletter

Screenshot of the first MONOCLE Newsletter Click here to read the MONOCLE newsletter to find out about key achievements and activities within the project during its first phase.


Download the MONOCLE flyer which summarizes the project and its key activities:



The MONOCLE factsheet series provides information and guidance on important aspects of the project. All three of the factsheets are available to download below:



User requirements survey

Results from the MONOCLE Water Quality Survey are summarised in the PowerPoint presentation here. The survey was designed to be accessible to a wide range of experts in water quality monitoring, sensor development, research, and related stakeholder roles. Highly technical questions were avoided, with focus given to issues of sensor and maintenance cost for different observation platforms (e.g.professionals versus volunteers).

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In July 2019 the international MONOCLE team gathered around Lake Balaton in Hungary for the project’s second field campaign. The video below shows the highlights from the fieldwork:

This follows on from the first field campaign in August 2018 at Loch Leven in Kinross, Scotland. The video diary below shows some of the fieldwork in action as they test sensors and work with Citizen Scientists:



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Funded by the European Union

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 776480.


Stefan Simis
Principal Investigator

Jess Heard
Project Manager
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