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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. Enlightening communities about where they live by revealing new perspectives on their environment.


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NE Organizers Summit

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 2,983 | 5

The Friday before the Northeast Barnraising brought together a half dozen Public Lab Organizers, ...

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Halo: Red vs. Blue

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 3,210 | 3

Above: A bucket blocks the Sun at the center of a 22° ice crystal halo. . There was a 22°...

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Super Redstone

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 3 | 3,385 | 3

I took a new super-red Infragram camera for a test flight yesterday over a field that was scarred...

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iFarm quad flight

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 4 | 4,065 | 1

Saturday afternoon at iFarm 2014 was aerial photography tim...

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iFarm aeries

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 3,484 | 2

Above: Severine flying the Redstone Rig. . On Saturday afternoon at IFarm last weekend,...

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iFarm tour

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 2,203 | 1

After lunch on Saturday, some of us took a 30 minute tour of Tuckaway Farm in a hay wagon. Our wa...

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iFarm tech talks

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 0 | 3,532 | 1

This past Saturday morning at iFarm at Tuckaway Farm in New...

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iFarm UAV Field Day

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 0 | 3,830 | 1

Above: Matt Koestner of UAV America unfolding the DJI S1000 (Photo: Ned Horning). Each year ...

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The Titan 2 Rig

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 4,083 | 0

The Infragram camera makes capturing aerial photos for in...

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Mobius NDVI

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 29 | 8,217 | 3

*Above: It should be pretty easy for a DIY NDVI image to differentiate between things in this sce...

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Mobius white balance

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 2 | 7,614 | 3

Above: Wratten 25A Infragram of Hedwigia ciliata* taken with a [modified Mobius ActionCam](http...

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NIR and white balance

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 4,685 | 1

*Above: An LED which emits only near infrared light around 850 nm photographed under normal room ...

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Mobius IR conversion

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 21 | 15,616 | 2

*Above: The Mobius ActionCam opens with two screws. One more set screw and you can expose the IR ...

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Mobius Filter-O-Matic

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 4 | 7,947 | 1

To figure out how to get the best plant health images with a Mobius ActionCam, I will remove the ...

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Mobius and NIR

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 7 | 7,765 | 2

Above: The Mobius ActionCam (top), one of the earlier "spy" cams (lower), and LEDs for testing....

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Pierre's plastic Picavet

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 2 | 4,613 | 0

I have been positioning the [Redstone Rig]( http://publiclab.org/notes/cfastie/03-27-2014/the-red...

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New KAP'n Hook

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 2 | 4,348 | 2

I destroyed some more 3D printed parts in the guise of science today. This time I put a spring ba...

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KAP'n Hook fail

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 5 | 4,875 | 1

Peter Bults of KAPshop generously sent me a message when he saw the 3D pri...

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The Redstone Rig is ready

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 2 | 4,846 | 6

I started designing this aerial photography rig at Christmas when I got access to one of the Make...

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3D printed mapping rigs

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 4 | 4,864 | 1

Above: Public Lab's MakerBot 3D printer in Vermont has been busy. . At SNOWFEST I introdu...

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SNOWFEST the Movie

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 1,785 | 3

There was some discussion of Blair House on Public Lab regional forums before SNOWFEST, and [Laur...

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Mobile cuvette holder

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 3 | 6,214 | 1

At SNOWFEST we made great progress on the smartphone spectrometer cuvette holder thanks to Jeff's...

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I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight,

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 0 | 2,430 | 3


Root crops

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 0 | 4,784 | 3

*Image above: The last of the carrots and potatoes were harvested today. The Brussels sprouts wil...

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Cryptogams

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 0 | 5,041 | 0

Image above: Wratten 25A infrared image of moss branches in front of a mat of liverwort. . ...

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Moody Meadows

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 0 | 4,627 | 1

I photographed the scene above of the Moody Meadows farm in New Haven, VT with Canon A2200 Powers...

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White balance for all

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 6 | 4,968 | 3

I have been doing a custom white balance on my CCD Powershot Infragram cameras by [filling the fr...

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Pine Hill

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 4 | 3,435 | 1

*Image above: A Gigapan Epic 100 imager with Powershot A2200 modified with a Wratten 25A red filt...

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Red Filter Rising

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 15 | 7,072 | 3

*Image above: False color infrared version of a landscape scene taken with a modified Canon A2200...

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Vermont Environmental Summit 2013

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 1 | 3,672 | 0

*Image above: VPIRG and TAC held a little celebration for the retirement of the Vermont Yankee nu...

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Best PLab demo ideas for a large group?

pdhixenbaugh asked about 12 days ago

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Helium alternative

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How does Riffle compatible with 5V sensors?

shanlter asked about 21 days ago

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Do we need to calibrate a camera after removing IR filter?

KushalKC asked about about 1 month ago

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How to share a study from Research Gate as Public Lab Research Note

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What rocks are native to Salisbury, VT?

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STEM appropriate projects?

MadTinker asked about 2 months ago

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What should we do at LEAFFEST?

cfastie asked about 2 months ago

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How do you merge GPS logger data into photographs?

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warren asked about 3 months ago

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

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1602 HD44780 LCD with 74HC595 Shift Register Help

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

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AstroPlant RPi sensory system

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Desktop Spectrometry Kit to arduino?

jjoll asked about 5 months ago

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

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data loggers for PH ?

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

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warren asked about 6 months ago

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

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warren asked about 6 months ago

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Getting GPS in Remote Locations

sarasage asked about 6 months ago

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Ever heard of battery eliminators?

sarasage asked about 6 months ago

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Nitrogenous waste sensors for 24/7 monitoring

winsorje asked about 8 months ago

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How to use Alkaline Batteries with the Riffle?

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pdhixenbaugh asked about 9 months ago

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Can I use any red filter for capturing NIR light?

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Calculating volume from ground level photos?

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warren asked about 9 months ago

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What seeds sprout fastest?

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Can you process multiple images at the same time?

JonathanM32 asked about 11 months ago

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Size of aerial imagery from balloons and kites

Morgan asked about 11 months ago

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Advice regarding taking photos over frozen surface?

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stevie asked about 11 months ago

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PublicLab Mobius calibration

dbehr asked about 11 months ago

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"Full Spectrum" grow LED Testing

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soheilkh asked about 12 months ago

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Ambient/Light Bulb Testing

idev247 asked about 12 months ago

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Spectral Workbench recording time?

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can anyone help me with my ndvi ( image processing ) ?

ayu_puri asked about about 1 year ago

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Can anyone help me troubleshoot my NDVI imagery?

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NDVI validation

aldrin asked about about 1 year ago

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Correct Config. File & Trobule shooting2

will123 asked about about 1 year ago

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Infragram Point and Shoot Plant Cam

alexrfholland asked about about 1 year ago

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

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