cfastie 299 research notes and 550 wiki edits | Joined about 6 years ago | Admin

The ecology and history of forests and landscapes, and new ways to see these things. High-resolution stitched images of vegetation, including low elevation aerial photography and multispectral imaging. Design and distribution of 3D printed aerial photography rigs and microcontroller gadgets via the KAPtery. Tweeting these things.

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The Great GPS Ski-off

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 0 | 336 views | 1


A standalone aerial sensor pod

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 8 | 979 views | 4


Add GPS logging to a Saturn V Rig

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 1 | 410 views | 2




360° views of the Bristol landfill

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 0 | 190 views | 2


Aerial mapping a reclaimed landfill

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 0 | 172 views | 3


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

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 7 | 218 views | 5


Ranon reconfigures the rig

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 6 | 111 views | 4


First EOS M aerials

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 3 | 179 views | 1


LEAFFEST 2016

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 15 | 169 views | 5


Photos to 3D

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 6 | 550 views | 2



The Aerobee Rig

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 5 | 145 views | 1


In the heat of the pile

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 3 | 118 views | 2


Compost is hot, says Riffle

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 4 | 279 views | 2


Soaring Riffle

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 2 | 349 views | 5


Riffle campout

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 7 | 163 views | 1


Graze anatomy

by cfastie about 3 years ago | 8 | 283 views | 4


Frozen Riffle?

by cfastie about 3 years ago | 3 | 90 views | 1


Riffle test data

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Riffle test 1

by cfastie about 3 years ago | 2 | 171 views | 1


Calibration cogitation

by cfastie about 3 years ago | 11 | 267 views | 5


Pole NDVI of deer grazing

by cfastie about 3 years ago | 4 | 377 views | 6


How do you merge GPS logger data into photographs?

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What are ways to record ambient temperature every 5 sec and export easily?

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

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

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AstroPlant RPi sensory system

Sidney_AstroPlant asked about almost 2 years ago

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Desktop Spectrometry Kit to arduino?

jjoll asked about almost 2 years ago

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data loggers for PH ?

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What would be a good basic activity to test out a data logging device in water?

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

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Getting GPS in Remote Locations

sarasage asked about almost 2 years ago

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Ever heard of battery eliminators?

sarasage asked about almost 2 years ago

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Cheap, lightweight GoPro alternatives for aerial mapping?

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How to use Alkaline Batteries with the Riffle?

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"It might be that the first step is to define the term magnification. What is it exactly you want to know? Chris " | Read more » 8 months ago
"Are you referring to this research note? https://publiclab.org/notes/cfastie/05-11-2017/dual-ndvi-ultra-probe-unit Are you referring to this figur..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"I am not sure what "full spectrum" means when used to describe LEDs. It probably means that all the visible wavelengths are present in the light at..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"That's too bad about the proprietary Mapir calibration. Is there information about the spectral reflectivity of the calibration targets? If not, th..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"the camera collects red, green and nir channels So this camera has a red filter and captures NIR in the blue channel. The light in the chamber is..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"the Waterproof Mini Camera (infrared-ready) Be aware that this camera must be opened and modified before it can capture near infrared light. The p..." | Read more » 8 months ago
"Stevie, The image code is still embedded in the version of my comment you promoted to an Answer. So I just copied the markdown into another comment..." | Read more » 9 months ago
"The intense red tide blooms (Karenia brevis) in the Gulf of Mexico are easy to detect with normal color photography because they are red (top image..." | Read more » 9 months ago
"Most cameras will work for indoor, close-up photography. Most cameras will focus on subjects a few feet away. A typical inexpensive consumer consum..." | Read more » 10 months ago
"Most cameras will work for indoor, close-up photography. Most cameras will focus on subjects a few feet away. A typical inexpensive consumer consum..." | Read more » 10 months ago
"The editing system is not working today, so I put an answer in a comment. " | Read more » 10 months ago
"Don't forget that when doing absorption spectroscopy: The two spectra (photos of the reference and the sample) must be taken with the same camera..." | Read more » 10 months ago
"MaggPi, This a really promising approach. Do you have any information on the proportion of red light to NIR light produced by your LED combinatio..." | Read more » 10 months ago
"MaggPi you are correct that presenting color-mapped data-based images without presenting the colormap key makes the images mostly meaningless to vi..." | Read more » 10 months ago
"sylvan, That sounds good. It's definitely easier to help someone articulate a question than to defend the results of a scientific study. Designing..." | Read more » 10 months ago
""People who use these tools do not need to understand research protocols or statistics in order to create scientifically-valid arguments." I am co..." | Read more » 10 months ago
"What do you guys think, is it okay to use the mean instead of the median? @pdhixenbaugh, @MadTinker, @Shanlter, @rockets " | Read more » 10 months ago
"MaggPi, This approach is quite intriguing. You are correct that NDVI was invented and then used for 40 years primarily for high altitude aerial or..." | Read more » 10 months ago
"That figure has been in a wiki since April 2012: https://publiclab.org/wiki/ndvi-plots-ir-kit " | Read more » 10 months ago
"I keep my eye out for old Nalgene bottles which are tough enough to survive rough handling and hydraulic pressure. The lids are also strong so they..." | Read more » 11 months ago
"I was impressed by the price ($12.90) of the DFRobot TDS sensor that MadTinker is working with so I bought a couple. It was easy to get it to work ..." | Read more » 11 months ago
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"Whoops, I just noticed this. I will try to print the parts and let you know how it works. Sorry for the delay. " | Read more » 11 months ago
"It seemed to work for the eight models of PowerShot that I tried. I am not aware of other attempts to confirm this. " | Read more » 11 months ago

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