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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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Ranon reconfigures the rig

by cfastie almost 2 years ago | 6 | 695 | 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 almost 2 years ago | 2 | 571 | 1

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

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LEAFFEST 2016

by cfastie almost 2 years ago | 15 | 916 | 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 almost 2 years ago | 6 | 1,114 | 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 almost 2 years ago | 7 | 639 | 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 almost 2 years ago | 5 | 771 | 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 2 years ago | 3 | 757 | 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 2 years ago | 4 | 1,190 | 2

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

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Soaring Riffle

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 2 | 1,365 | 4

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

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Riffle campout

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 7 | 1,224 | 1

The Riffle had a campout all by itself in the back yard last night. Here are some details about t...

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Graze anatomy

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 8 | 1,540 | 4

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Frozen Riffle?

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 3 | 961 | 1

I put the Riffle in the freezer this morning to see if the temperature sensor on the RTC would no...

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Riffle test data

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 4 | 1,015 | 2

I think the [corruption of the micro SD card](https://publiclab.org/notes/cfastie/05-18-2016/riff...

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Riffle test 1

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 2 | 930 | 1

A beta Riffle arrived today for testing. The Riffle is a custom microcontroller board optimized f...

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Calibration cogitation

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 11 | 1,277 | 5

Normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) has been computed from satellite and airborne data ...

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Pole NDVI of deer grazing

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 3 | 1,893 | 6

This month Nature published an article with the following assertions: There is three time...

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Tiny boost

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 0 | 897 | 0

*Above: Stereographic projection of a spherical panorama stitched from 40 photos taken by a Canon...

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Plenty boost

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 0 | 1,494 | 2

Switching regulators can change the voltage supplied by a battery to a higher or lower level. The...

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Nalgene submarine

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,910 | 6

Old Nalgene bottles could be recruited for underwater enclosures for microcontrollers. They are t...

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Auto EOS M

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 0 | 2,956 | 5

If I am going to use a Canon EOS M for kite aerial photography, I have to figure out how to trigg...

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KAPvolution

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,625 | 2

Above: The ascent of KAP cameras. The first camera most Public Lab mappers put into the air ...

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Rig refinement

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 2 | 911 | 2

*Above: Detail of the base of a camera tray displayed in the slicing program Simplify3D. I placed...

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The JerkPan

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 5 | 1,008 | 3

*Above: A 360° panorama stitched from 40 photos taken by a KAP rig with no motors or electronics....

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KAP rig impasse

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 3 | 1,523 | 3

*Above: A sketch (left) inspired by Pat's comment on Tony's Note and a rig inspired by the sketch...

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data loggers for PH ?

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MadTinker asked about 12 months ago

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

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warren asked about about 1 year 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 year ago

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Getting GPS in Remote Locations

sarasage asked about about 1 year ago

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Ever heard of battery eliminators?

sarasage asked about about 1 year ago

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Cheap, lightweight GoPro alternatives for aerial mapping?

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warren asked about about 1 year ago

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Nitrogenous waste sensors for 24/7 monitoring

winsorje asked about about 1 year ago

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How to use Alkaline Batteries with the Riffle?

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pdhixenbaugh asked about over 1 year ago

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Can I use any red filter for capturing NIR light?

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sujayj asked about over 1 year ago

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Calculating volume from ground level photos?

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warren asked about over 1 year ago

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What seeds sprout fastest?

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warren asked about over 1 year ago

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Can you process multiple images at the same time?

JonathanM32 asked about over 1 year ago

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Size of aerial imagery from balloons and kites

Morgan asked about over 1 year ago

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Advice regarding taking photos over frozen surface?

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stevie asked about over 1 year ago

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PublicLab Mobius calibration

dbehr asked about over 1 year ago

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"Full Spectrum" grow LED Testing

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soheilkh asked about over 1 year ago

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