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Redstone Rig 2.0

by cfastie 6 days ago | 2 | 77 | 1

Three and a half years ago I posted [a research note](https://publiclab.org/notes/cfastie/03-27-2...

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A sweet way to attach a camera to a kite or balloon line

by cfastie 18 days ago | 2 | 225 | 2

Above: All you need to make a good camera rig for aerial photography. This is a really easy wa...

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The Squid and the Rok

by cfastie 20 days ago | 3 | 127 | 3

I might have missed Squid Week, but I had to wait for the rain to stop. The squid kite is part of...

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Mini Pearl Jam

by cfastie 23 days ago | 2 | 190 | 2

*Above: Some perfectly good resistors that I removed from some perfectly good PCBs in hopes of lo...

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First flight of the SkyPod

by cfastie about 1 month ago | 3 | 154 | 2

_Above: The SkyPod mounted on a Saturn V Rig. The SkyPod includes a GPS module and antenna, Ardui...

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The Mini Pearl Logger

by cfastie about 1 month ago | 3 | 152 | 3

This spring I did some tests with a [data logger based on an Arduino Nano](https://publiclab.org/...

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Portable thermal IR temperature logger unit

by cfastie about 1 month ago | 0 | 161 | 3

*Above: The infrared sensor on this data logger unit can read the temperature of an object withou...

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Dual NDVI Ultra Probe Unit

by cfastie 2 months ago | 6 | 236 | 4

*Above: The Dual NDVI Ultra Probe Unit is powered by a Nano Logger (enhanced by an array of beryl...

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Monitor your data logger

by cfastie 3 months ago | 0 | 205 | 3

Above: An LCD module displays the data that are being periodically written to SD card. Some 3D...

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Data logger shield for Nano

by cfastie 3 months ago | 13 | 429 | 3

Above: The data logger shield (left) snaps onto an Arduino Nano (right). [Update: This dat...

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Inexpensive data logging

by cfastie 3 months ago | 5 | 331 | 3

*Above: These two little breakout boards are the key to using an Arduino to log data. A microSD c...

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SkyPod endurance test

by cfastie 3 months ago | 0 | 218 | 1

*Above: After letting the SkyPod record data all afternoon in the yard (boring), I took it for a ...

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U-blox GPS board

by cfastie 4 months ago | 3 | 225 | 2

_Above: I walked this loop which is about two miles long. The route in the upper and upper left p...

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The Great GPS Ski-off

by cfastie 4 months ago | 0 | 213 | 1

_Above: The GPS capabilities of these four devices were compared in a non-definitive and poorly c...

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A standalone aerial sensor pod

by cfastie 4 months ago | 6 | 192 | 2

*Above: The new bracket to hold a self contained GPS + sensor data logger on a Saturn V Rig. The ...

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Add GPS logging to a Saturn V Rig

by cfastie 6 months ago | 1 | 106 | 2

The Adafruit Ultimate GPS breakout board was [reasonably easy to get working][1] in no small part...

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Adding GPS logging to a kite or balloon aerial photography rig

by cfastie 7 months ago | 0 | 127 | 3

_Above: A GPS board mounted on a Saturn V Rig. The module is powered by the existing battery on t...

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3D visualizations from aerial photos of a landfill (video)

by cfastie 9 months ago | 3 | 852 | 5

*Above: A 3D model of the landfill at Bristol, Vermont created from aerial photos in ReCap 360, a...

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360° views of the Bristol landfill

by cfastie 10 months ago | 0 | 509 | 2

*Above: Stereographic projection of a spherical panorama stitched from 21 photos taken by a Power...

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Aerial mapping a reclaimed landfill

by cfastie 10 months ago | 0 | 540 | 3

*Above: A high point on the capped surface of the retired municipal landfill at Bristol, VT. At r...

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Zero dark thirsty: Capturing replenishing nighttime rain events with a trail camera

by cfastie 10 months ago | 7 | 601 | 5

Above: LEAFFESTers observing the deployment of a trail camera (arrow) near a small stream. J...

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Ranon reconfigures the rig

by cfastie 11 months ago | 6 | 646 | 4

*Above: Eighteen portrait mode photos taken by a Reconfigurable Rig were stitched into this ~half...

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First EOS M aerials

by cfastie 11 months ago | 2 | 499 | 1

*Above: Stereographic projection of a half-spherical panorama stitched from 33 photos taken over ...

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LEAFFEST 2016

by cfastie 12 months ago | 15 | 831 | 5

*Above: LEAFFEST HQ with garden and tenting grounds during the third annual LEAFFEST (2014). Phot...

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Photos to 3D

by cfastie 12 months ago | 6 | 922 | 2

*Above: Part of a 3D model (top) produced by ReCap 360 from 58 kite aerial photos and the same mo...

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Making the aluminum frame of an aerial camera rig (video)

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 7 | 585 | 3

Making the aluminum frame of the [Aerobee Rig](https://publiclab.org/notes/cfastie/07-05-2016/the...

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The Aerobee Rig

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 5 | 717 | 1

The Aerobee Rig is a departure for KAPtery camera rigs because it's frame is not 3D printed. Ther...

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In the heat of the pile

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 3 | 698 | 2

*Above: The height of the compost pile dropped about a foot in a week of cooking. The temperature...

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Compost is hot, says Riffle

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 4 | 1,018 | 2

Above: Two temperature probes wired to a Riffle in the Nalgene bottle. Cellular respiration ...

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Soaring Riffle

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 2 | 1,235 | 4

Above: Is a flying Riffle a Fliffle? It might look like somebody strapped things on to a KAP...

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What should we be recording in balloon/kite mapping logbooks?

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warren asked about 18 days ago

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What's the best way to attach a camera to a balloon?

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warren asked about 20 days ago

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AstroPlant RPi sensory system

Sidney_AstroPlant asked about 21 days ago

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Desktop Spectrometry Kit to arduino?

jjoll asked about 26 days ago

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Why does the first elevation reading show up about order of magnitude too large?

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liz asked about 29 days ago

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data loggers for PH ?

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MadTinker asked about 30 days ago

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What's the battery life of the Nano Data Logger?

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warren asked about about 1 month ago

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What are the differences between the Nano Data Logger and the Riffle?

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warren asked about about 1 month ago

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Getting GPS in Remote Locations

sarasage asked about about 1 month ago

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Ever heard of battery eliminators?

sarasage asked about about 1 month ago

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Nitrogenous waste sensors for 24/7 monitoring

winsorje asked about 4 months ago

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How to use Alkaline Batteries with the Riffle?

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pdhixenbaugh asked about 5 months ago

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Can I use any red filter for capturing NIR light?

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sujayj asked about 5 months ago

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Calculating volume from ground level photos?

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warren asked about 5 months ago

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What seeds sprout fastest?

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warren asked about 5 months ago

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Can you process multiple images at the same time?

JonathanM32 asked about 7 months ago

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Size of aerial imagery from balloons and kites

Morgan asked about 7 months ago

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Advice regarding taking photos over frozen surface?

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stevie asked about 7 months ago

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PublicLab Mobius calibration

dbehr asked about 7 months ago

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"Full Spectrum" grow LED Testing

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soheilkh asked about 8 months ago

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Ambient/Light Bulb Testing

idev247 asked about 8 months ago

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Spectral Workbench recording time?

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dhale2 asked about 8 months ago

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Can anyone help me troubleshoot my NDVI imagery?

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abdul asked about 9 months ago

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NDVI validation

aldrin asked about 10 months ago

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Correct Config. File & Trobule shooting2

will123 asked about 10 months ago

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Infragram Point and Shoot Plant Cam

alexrfholland asked about 11 months ago

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How to neutralize/remove the source's spectra to obtain absorption spectra?

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shubham asked about 11 months ago

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