The Season 1 finale features an app that feeds an online bird database. Also: tracking ocean acidification; tracking seasonal change in Albuquerque; counting horseshoe crabs along the mid-Atlantic coasts; and generating data for sustainable debelopment in Uganda.
How sensors on asthma inhalers generate real-time maps of environmental dangers in Louisville. Also: John Snow's mapping of cholera fatalities in 19th-century London; collecting traffic data in West Oakland, Cal., in an effort to battle air pollution. Also: whether apps and maps can combat globalized diseases and mosquito-borne diseases.
Tracking air and water pollution at fracking sites in Wyoming and five other states; monitoring water quality at East Coast trout streams; tackling Flint's drinking water crisis; and reporting environmental crimes in China.
The series premiere features the role of armchair scientists in measuring precipitation in the U.S.; updating information used by first responders after the Nepal earthquake; aiding in research on Alzheimer's disease; and mapping the BP oil spill.