From Citizen Sensing to Collective Monitoring: Working through the Perceptive and Affective Problematics of Environmental Pollution

  title={From Citizen Sensing to Collective Monitoring: Working through the Perceptive and Affective Problematics of Environmental Pollution},
  author={Helen Pritchard and Jennifer Gabrys},
  pages={354 - 371}
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