Mapping & Analysis of Urban Soils

Grantee: Radix Ecological Sustainability Center / Albany, New York

Grant Type: ecoTech

Description: The Radix Ecological Sustainability Center in Albany, NY was awarded a $2,359 ecoTech Grant from the Captain Planet Foundation, under funding provided by Voya Foundation.

This grant supported a project in which 24 local students built and deployed a drone equipped with an X-ray fluorescence spectrometer to sense and categorize soil contamination in Albany’s South End, a neighborhood that has experienced significant environmental injustices.