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Hurricane Harvey Impact Image Sort

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cfastie commented on Winds aloft: sensor overload

Thanks Zengirl. I don't think you can buy a NASA Aeropod. You can license the technology from NAS...

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Zengirl2 commented on Winds aloft: sensor overload

First, your video is awesome and I'm glad you explained the lines from pulling in the kite. I rea...

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Zengirl2 commented on Hurricane Harvey Industrial Impact Image Sorting

Hey @eustatic I didn't know you were there--of course you would be the expert! So glad this was a...

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Infragram Point & Shoot

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Hydrogen Sulfide Copper Pipe Method

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Spectrometry

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Hydrogen Sulfide Effects

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cfastie commented on Conversion of 4k sport camera for NDVI analysis with UAVs

The new filter can be inside the camera or in front of the lens. If it is in front, it will get s...

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stevie commented on Cartoscope GRN Harvey: Requests for feedback -- not ready for use

This looks great @sspatharioti ! Did you see some of the work done on the Harvey Image sorting pr...

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rrstrauss commented on Conversion of 4k sport camera for NDVI analysis with UAVs

@azaelb There's something I don't really get. Basically what we need to do is to remove the ir cu...

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Software Outreach

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Winds aloft: sensor overload

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eustatic commented on Hurricane Harvey Industrial Impact Image Sorting

I guess i was the expert, having spotted sheens for 5 years. scott

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Hydrogen Sulfide Detection

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plundh commented on Raspberry Pi based microscope

Hi kgradow1- Yes, that's a good idea. -Peter

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kgradow1 commented on Raspberry Pi based microscope

Picking up this thread -- we're hoping to do some replications of both the lego and the acrylic ...

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liz commented on Cartoscope GRN Harvey: Requests for feedback -- not ready for use

Hi Sophia, I had a chance to show Scott in person last week, and here's what he said: it's grea...

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Wiki Templates

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Zengirl2 commented on Event sorting images from Harvey

Let me know how this meetup worked out. I still have a location in Philly that could help with th...

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We need help with garden testing after Harvey

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suman commented on Solar Hot Air Balloons

Hello Mathew, Thanks for sharing some of your insights of solar heated balloons. I totally agree...

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NetRangerrr commented on Raman spectrometer in operation (sort of)

Any further work on your raman setup using the Public Lab spectography kit? I'm interested in a s...

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stevie commented on Compile screenshots and URLs for aerial images of Harvey damages in a spreadsheet for reporting

We're hosting an event using this workflow tonight at the Warehouse in New Orleans, 3014 Dauphine...

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sspatharioti commented on Cartoscope GRN Harvey: Requests for feedback -- not ready for use

Thank you @warren ! At this stage, we are mainly interested in feedback from GRN about the task, ...

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liz commented on Where can I find models for community-university data co-ownership?

Would anyone be interested in facilitating a session on this at the Barnraising? @jjcreedon @nsha...

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Riparian Industrial Facilities

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Water Quality Improvement

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Water Quality Testing Requirements

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Air Sampling

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warren commented on Diagramming knowledge production on PublicLab.org

@stevie @gretchengehrke @liz -- this last diagram is a stab at explaining the site to newcomers; ...

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Hydrogen Sulfide Regulations

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warren commented on Diagramming knowledge production on PublicLab.org

In light of all the work we've done to build out Q&A and activities on so many different topi...

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momosavar commented on Potentiostat Notes-3; WheeStat 5.1 Fabrication

Hello @JSummers I could not find AD8644.Can you suggest alternative part?

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Zengirl2 commented on Scenes from a LEAFFEST

@cfastie so sorry to have missed this. The rock shop would have been tons of fun. Any Garnet in t...

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kgradow1 commented on MapKnitter map of Map of UNCC campus from a balloon!

This looks great! Curious as to what that sand pit construction zone is on the left side. Is...

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liz commented on Does leadership require expertise?

I would also ask, what is the role of facilitation and imagination in contemporary leadership? He...

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kits commented on Collaboratively write the new Pocket Guide to Grassroots Mapping

We're going to try to prepare this at it's current state for the first printing with the AS220 Pr...

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Zengirl2 commented on Can we take photos with the Raspberry Pi Zero W and Raspberry Pi camera?

This tutorial will help you--skip to software section after you check parts https://learn.adafrui...

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Zengirl2 commented on Notes and Reflections from Hurricane Preparedness Discussion/Dinner

This was helpful and it sounds like you had a great mix of people. I've been thinking a lot about...

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Hydrogen Sulfide in the Environment

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nshapiro commented on Smartphone App for Residential Testing of Formaldehyde (SMART-FORM) Interim report

Hi @aldehyde, Apologies for the delay! That sounds like an incredible application of this techno...

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warren commented on Join us at LEAFFEST 2017

I heard @rgstatic may be coming too!

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warren commented on Kits are on the move!

Just an update here -- we're in our new digs! Lots of photo updates:

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