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Research by donblair 651 research notes and wiki edits starting almost 6 years ago


Sync-mod for ambient background removal -- first tests

by donblair over 2 years ago | 2 | 646 | 2

This is a quick follow-up to the idea posted [here](https://publiclab.org/notes/donblair/03-08-20...

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TTL Serial JPEG Cameras + microcontrollers

by donblair over 2 years ago | 6 | 1,178 | 3

Just seeing @tonyc 's recent note on [using a Mobius camera for field time lapse](https://publicl...

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Removing ambient interference from turbidity measurements through signal modulation

by donblair over 2 years ago | 6 | 2,153 | 3

Turbidity is an optical measurement of suspended solids in solution -- a broadly useful water qua...

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Riffle 0.1.1 Debugging

by donblair over 2 years ago | 10 | 2,103 | 1

Hi All, Just got back the latest version of the Riffle 0.1.1 board, nicely assembled by the ki...

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Conductivity Sensing: Open Questions

by donblair over 2 years ago | 7 | 1,792 | 7

A lot of people are interested in measuring conductivity in liquids -- because it provides a u...

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Universal Hardware Registry?

by donblair over 2 years ago | 5 | 788 | 1

Hi all! [WARNING: this idea is not fully thought through. Would love your thoughts!] One...

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Riffle CT (Conductivity & Temp) Beta Design: Electronics, Enclosure, Probes, Data Collection

by donblair over 2 years ago | 16 | 1,696 | 2

Hi All, For our "Beta Release" of the Riffle datalogger hardware, we're focusing on a particul...

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Riffle Beta Release: Feature Freeze this Friday! (12/11)

by donblair over 2 years ago | 3 | 1,099 | 4

Thanks so much to everyone for all the fantastic comments on the earlier 'request for feedback...

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Random Bits: Atmel Low Power Libraries & RTC wakeup

by donblair over 2 years ago | 6 | 2,360 | 1

Quick notes from the last several days -- sorry it'll be a bit of a ramble -- just trying to capt...

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Turbidity Notes: Absorption Spectrum of Liquid Water

by donblair over 2 years ago | 3 | 1,808 | 1

[![Absorption_spectrum_of_liquid_water.png](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/013/107/me...

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Riffle Beta Release: Feature Requests / Review?

by donblair over 2 years ago | 25 | 2,537 | 3

Hi All! We're wrapping up a bunch of conversations about the design of the board, in order get...

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Testing a Phant Data Repository on Cloud9

by donblair over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,035 | 2

[Edit 11/8: an earlier title for this was "Your Own Data Repository on Cloud9" -- but I've since ...

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Riffle: one-sided pcb w/ breakaway mounting tabs

by donblair over 2 years ago | 10 | 2,263 | 1

all surface mount components are on one side length of riffle board is now 100 mm (3.94 inch...

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Turbidity sensor prototype

by donblair over 2 years ago | 7 | 3,259 | 6

Surrounded by friends who were putting together Dracula, Zombie, and etc equipment, I decided to:...

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Riffle Water Bottle Enclosure: rubber stopper w/hole + silicone sealant: > 8 weeks!

by donblair over 2 years ago | 6 | 2,804 | 3

[photo credit: Liz Barry. Shocked cereal box credit: D'Ignazio family] We've been experimenti...

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Using a Cellular Modem to post directly to the web & track location

by donblair over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,392 | 3

Hi Folks! More on this soon, but wanted to post a quick note on this code, in case it's helpfu...

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Monongahela Monitoring Marathon - Part I

by donblair over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,069 | 1

Hello again! This is just a quick research note in an attempt to catch up with [John Keefe](ht...

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Suratá Visible -- Part I

by donblair over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,408 | 2

Hallo! This is a long overdue first post on an amazing project that I participated in towards the...

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Rubba Stoppaz

by donblair almost 3 years ago | 8 | 2,741 | 3

Finally getting around to testing @mathew 's clever ideas around sealing up plastic water bottles...

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Riffle: sensor board approach

by donblair almost 3 years ago | 6 | 2,623 | 3

One idea that came up in Colombia (and, really, in various forms earlier, at LEAFFEST and elsewhe...

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Riffle Datalogger: quick development snapshot

by donblair almost 3 years ago | 1 | 2,281 | 1

This is an attempt to take a quick snapshot of the Riffle open hardware water monitor project,...

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Wireless 001

by donblair almost 3 years ago | 4 | 2,197 | 1

[header image from dev.physicslab.org] A first pass on notes re: various options for broadc...

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Dock Test!

by donblair almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,855 | 6

Today Laura Perovich led Joe Goldbeck and me on an expedition to the Charles River to deploy a te...

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Turbidity 001

by donblair almost 3 years ago | 4 | 3,329 | 3

Just wanted to gather some useful materials around turbidity -- how it's usually assessed, and va...

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