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exposure settings to balloon mapping

by mjain26 | 2 days ago | 2 | 45 views | 1

Details about the problem When conducting my youth balloon mapping workshop, I ran into the issue of the images being overexposed. So I played aro...

Details about the problem When conducting my youth balloon mapping workshop, I ran into the issue of the images being overexposed. So I played aro...

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Youth Balloon Mapping Workshop Complete!

by mjain26 | 3 days ago | 1 | 71 views | 0

What I want to do I created a balloon mapping workshop for youth. My attempt and results I spent about a month creating the cirriculum. Here is ...

What I want to do I created a balloon mapping workshop for youth. My attempt and results I spent about a month creating the cirriculum. Here is ...

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Phragmites Landfill Invasion

by nicholas | 12 days ago | 8 | 285 views | 3

What I want to do Freshkills Park, formerly a landfill, is under invasion!!! An invasive plant species known as phragmites is slowly starting t...

What I want to do Freshkills Park, formerly a landfill, is under invasion!!! An invasive plant species known as phragmites is slowly starting t...

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EPA and Public Lab Revitalize Urban Waters in New Orleans

by Shannon | 13 days ago | 0 | 325 views | 1

Below is a Press Release issued from EPA Region (original release can be found here). Additional information on EPA Urban Waters grants in the Regi...

Below is a Press Release issued from EPA Region (original release can be found here). Additional information on EPA Urban Waters grants in the Regi...

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Louisiana Master Naturalist Map fo Elmer's Island Spr 2014

by eustatic | 1 day ago | 0 | 21 views | 1

a kite map made of Elmer's Island, a dynamic land feature, as part of the Louisiana master naturalist classes in spring 2014. It was a windy sunny...

a kite map made of Elmer's Island, a dynamic land feature, as part of the Louisiana master naturalist classes in spring 2014. It was a windy sunny...

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KAP Rig for Mobius Action Cam

by code4maine | 21 days ago | 3 | 365 views | 1

What I want to do I want to design an aerial photography rig specifically for the Mobius Action Cam . The camera's slim design requires a verti...

What I want to do I want to design an aerial photography rig specifically for the Mobius Action Cam . The camera's slim design requires a verti...

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Infragram kite mapping at Fab10 Barcelona

by warren | 22 days ago | 12 | 418 views | 0

I held two workshops at Fab 10 (http://fab10.org) where we launched an Infragram Point & Shoot (a modified Mobius Action Cam) above the D-Hub a...

I held two workshops at Fab 10 (http://fab10.org) where we launched an Infragram Point & Shoot (a modified Mobius Action Cam) above the D-Hub a...

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stabilise a lift sled kite

by RoderickRead | 25 days ago | 3 | 374 views | 3

Stabilise sled kites to provide a steady instrumentation lifting platform even in chaotic wind fields I knew that Mothra arch kites are very stabl...

Stabilise sled kites to provide a steady instrumentation lifting platform even in chaotic wind fields I knew that Mothra arch kites are very stabl...

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Equalizing area of spectral graphs for comparison

by warren | about 16 hours ago | 0 | 21 views | 2

What I want to do During the development of testing techniques with spectrometers in the Public Lab community, we've often talked about whether ex...

What I want to do During the development of testing techniques with spectrometers in the Public Lab community, we've often talked about whether ex...

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Spec Cam to Infragram w/the flip of filter? (Rosco "Fire" #19)

by Natalie | 1 day ago | 3 | 55 views | 0

What I want to do I would like to see if the "low-cost" webcam we are using currently for our Desktop Sprectrometer Kit will work as an Infragram ...

What I want to do I would like to see if the "low-cost" webcam we are using currently for our Desktop Sprectrometer Kit will work as an Infragram ...

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Question:

by WhiteRabbit | 2 days ago | 6 | 56 views | 0

How accurate are the data plots produced by the Desktop Spectrometer Kit?

How accurate are the data plots produced by the Desktop Spectrometer Kit?

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Spectrometer on a chip

by WhiteRabbit | 5 days ago | 2 | 163 views | 1

I ran across this all-in-one chip while I was just now looking into filter wheels, and I thought you all might find it of interest if you hadn't al...

I ran across this all-in-one chip while I was just now looking into filter wheels, and I thought you all might find it of interest if you hadn't al...

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Spec Cam to Infragram w/the flip of filter? (Rosco "Fire" #19)

by Natalie | about 9 hours ago | 0 | 21 views | 0

What I want to do I would like to see if the "low-cost" webcam we are using currently for our Desktop Sprectrometer Kit will work as an Infragram ...

What I want to do I would like to see if the "low-cost" webcam we are using currently for our Desktop Sprectrometer Kit will work as an Infragram ...

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Can infragrams provide useful measurements of how thirsty my lawn is?

by WhiteRabbit | 5 days ago | 15 | 393 views | 0

What I want to do: Use infragrams, NVDI's, and/or anyting related to evaluate how much drought stress a lawn is experiencing. My attempt and resu...

What I want to do: Use infragrams, NVDI's, and/or anyting related to evaluate how much drought stress a lawn is experiencing. My attempt and resu...

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South of France Forest monitoring

by DroneGo | 10 days ago | 3 | 199 views | 0

What I want to do Develop a tool with Drone (Quadcopter), InfraRed camera, in forestry theme My attempt and results want to discriminate trees (...

What I want to do Develop a tool with Drone (Quadcopter), InfraRed camera, in forestry theme My attempt and results want to discriminate trees (...

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Live Infragram

by lucenk | 15 days ago | 6 | 326 views | 2

I want to be able to tap into a video feed of NRG images being processed live in real time. I am working in the patch-based programming environmen...

I want to be able to tap into a video feed of NRG images being processed live in real time. I am working in the patch-based programming environmen...

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Thermal Fishing Bob Presentation from the NE Barnraising

by Kaya9804 | about 1 month ago | 3 | 695 views | 1

For anyone interested, here is the presentation from the Thermal Fishing Bob demo that I led at the NE Barn-Rasing this past weekend. If you have ...

For anyone interested, here is the presentation from the Thermal Fishing Bob demo that I led at the NE Barn-Rasing this past weekend. If you have ...

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Making Pedagogy: Reflections on Northeastern University Thermal Fishing Bob Workshops

by Sara | 2 months ago | 0 | 934 views | 4

Reflections on Northeastern University Thermal Fishing Bob Workshops A striking example of how scientific data can be beautiful, this “data rich i...

Reflections on Northeastern University Thermal Fishing Bob Workshops A striking example of how scientific data can be beautiful, this “data rich i...

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Successful Thermal Fishing Bob Maps!

by Sara | 3 months ago | 0 | 1,342 views | 1

What I want to do I wanted to work with my undergrad courses at Northeastern this semester to further develop the Thermal Fishing Bob project and ...

What I want to do I wanted to work with my undergrad courses at Northeastern this semester to further develop the Thermal Fishing Bob project and ...

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Open-Lux REV-N: Full Circle

by donblair | 3 months ago | 3 | 1,388 views | 1

(This is a quick note to post materials I've gathered after updating the Open-Lux design -- will flesh out this research note tomorrow ...) Summar...

(This is a quick note to post materials I've gathered after updating the Open-Lux design -- will flesh out this research note tomorrow ...) Summar...

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