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Research by cfastie 992 research notes and wiki edits starting almost 6 years ago


LEAFFY Sunday

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 0 | 2,204 | 1

We have been puzzling over how to share the photos and videos taken during LEAFFEST in September....

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Flight Temperature

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 3 | 3,103 | 0

A Jeenode is a tiny programmable computer with the same type of processor (8-bit Atmel RISC micro...

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Sky Tracks

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 7 | 3,295 | 0

A kite photo from yesterday at the site of the LEAFFEST flight featured below. The colors we...

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Bread Loaf Ortho

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 0 | 2,499 | 0

On LEAFFEST’s gorgeous Saturday, we invaded the Bread Loaf Campus of Middlebury College on a plat...

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360°

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 0 | 2,141 | 0

Six or seven years ago Illah Nourbakhsh and Randy Sargent at Carnegie Mellon University recognize...

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LEAFFEST Report

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 1 | 4,593 | 1

Thank you LEAFFESTERS! We had the perfect crowd and good weather for LEAFFEST this past weekend....

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Remote temperature sensing

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 2 | 2,904 | 1

When I went public with my home compost pile four days ago, I sort ...

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L E A F F E S T

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 1 | 3,876 | 0

Low Elevation Aerial Flights For Earth Sensing Technology WHAT</stron...

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Spectrometer Kickstarter on Mashable

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 1 | 3,761 | 2

The PLOTS Spectrometer Kickstarter is featured in a very fine Trending Video on Mashable.com. He...

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Cris Benton on TWiT

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 1 | 2,220 | 0

Cris Benton has been taking photographs with kite-lofted cameras for 20 years. <a href="https://...

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Global helium shortage

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 1 | 2,240 | 0

<a href="http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/08/23/theres-a-helium-shortage-on-and-its-affecting-more-t...

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UMass Open Hardware Workshop

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 4 | 3,248 | 2

I attended a terrific event on Saturday in Amherst, Massachusetts. The Open Science Hardware Wor...

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Shutter timer upgrade

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 3 | 4,944 | 2

After walking around like a fool for an hour towing a kite lofting the cameras that were not shoo...

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Kite mapping tundra plots

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 0 | 3,871 | 0

Click to enlarge the photos above. I have been learning a new workflow for the 3000 kite map...

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Timer battery disappoints

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 2 | 2,511 | 0

These 4LR44 batteries have not lived up to my initial tests. I thought I had done due dilige...

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The ShowerKAP

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 0 | 2,260 | 0

A really handy feature of the soda bottle camera rig is that it is somewhat rainproof. Rainy day...

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Alaska Range balloon mapping

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 1 | 2,362 | 1

Okay, this is probably not what you were expecting. Reasonable people have recommended <a href="...

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Lincoln Peak Vineyard

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 3 | 4,245 | 0

A 10 to 15 mph south wind over the Lincoln Peak Vineyard i...

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NRG images of cover crop trials

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 7 | 5,245 | 0

I used [Ned Horning’s ImageJ macro]( http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/nedhorning/5-31-2012/regis...

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3D model in MeshLab

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 8 | 6,803 | 2

I tried a few more times without success to display the Hypr3D model from the [Lee, NH cover crop...

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Lee, NH PLOTS/FarmHack Meetup

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 6 | 7,051 | 0

We had a successful day last week balloon mapping an agricultural experiment study in Lee, New Ha...

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Range of Tiny Remote

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 0 | 4,014 | 0

With longer antennae and more power to the transmitter, this 433 MHz transmitter/receiver pair wa...

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NDVI out of the shadows

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 1 | 6,207 | 0

On May 5 my Public Laboratory infrared camera made its first photographic flight. The shutters of...

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How to install CHDK

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 0 | 4,345 | 1

[Update June 2015: This method of installing CHDK is no longer useful. Use [STICK](http://zenoshr...

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Flight-ready MK111 timer

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 0 | 3,773 | 0

I got the MK111 timer all wired up and integrated into the <a href="http://publiclaboratory.org/w...

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Stitched panoramas from the PLOTS IR camera tool

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 8 | 5,551 | 0

There was not enough wind for a kite to lift my <a href="http://publiclaboratory.org/wiki/dual-ca...

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NIR proof of concept: Trout Lily

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 4 | 4,770 | 2

(note: This has been at the wiki...

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Remove a USB cable ferrite bead

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 0 | 8,472 | 0

If it's made of iron and its necessity is in doubt, you might consider eliminating it from a ball...

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Endurance of visible/NIR camera and timer

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 1 | 2,766 | 0

With Jeff's help I found workable power supplies for the MK111 timer and tried the first enduranc...

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No output signal on IR kit timer

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 17 | 5,067 | 0

This was the first circuit board I have ever soldered, so I was pleased that the 555 timer kit th...

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