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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PFK Nighthawk debut at LEAFFEST

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 93 views | 2


Handheld AutoKAP

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 0 | 904 views | 1


Twin Peaks, Tb or Hg?

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 22 | 417 views | 4


Fall delayed as LEAFFEST looms

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 0 | 154 views | 2


LEAFFEST 2015

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 146 views | 1


Aerial Photo Rig Bargains

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 1 | 2,158 views | 1


Kite panoramas at 360Cities

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 0 | 64 views | 1


A Flight of Ice and Fireweed

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 2 | 114 views | 1


Earth and Sky

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 0 | 67 views | 0


Minimal coverage

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 0 | 1,196 views | 1


SkyShield v2 beta

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 3 | 45 views | 0


KAP comes first

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 0 | 1,738 views | 2


Crown Point Fort infrared

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 2 | 135 views | 4


Saturn V at Crown Point

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 0 | 1,389 views | 0


Saturn V and SkyShield beta

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 3 | 45 views | 3


iFARM aerial panoramas

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 3 | 76 views | 2


MultispeQ at iFARM

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 7 | 275 views | 3


iFARM 2015 report

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 4 | 249 views | 3


The KAPtery marches on

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 5 | 1,847 views | 4


Filters in focus

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 4 | 137 views | 1


Orange is the new red

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 11 | 571 views | 6


Public Lab Organizers Summit, 2014

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 2 | 63 views | 3


Public Lab Barnraising 2014, day 1

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 1 | 1,668 views | 0


Public Lab Barnraising 2014, day 2

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 27 views | 0


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"I think it is par for the course that a random proprietary sensor will not work gracefully with an Arduino. In this case, it might be that a standa..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"Any Arduino-based data logger should be able to read the signal from that sensor and save the reading at regular intervals. The main obstacle is th..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"Thanks Nick, The $9/month plan could work. It allows 20k checks per month, or one every 3 minutes which is more than we need. Multiple notification..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"That will be an interesting project to make a 5v Pro Mini data logger. I guess it will also include a 5v microSD module (the ones in the Mini Pearl..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"Ah, Arduino. Those DS3231 RTCs are designed to be used with a rechargeable coin cell (LIR2032) and they trickle current into the battery when curre..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"Whoops, I spoke too soon. The free offer at fluxguard is for "75 pages," but that means checking a page 75 times. So if I check the page every 15 m..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"Thanks Gretchen, I checked out versionista and they will check a site only three times a day. Nick suggested fluxguard which can check every 15 min..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"Thanks Nick, I just tested fluxguard and it works great. The test was on my own site (they are not spraying for mosquitoes now) but there is no ind..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"If that model is modified to allow for the components and the ribbon, it should be done so the new underside surfaces are not horizontal. FDM print..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"If you have a normal color photo and an NIR photo of the exact same scene, you can use the Photo Monitoring plugin for Fiji. The Github repository ..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"Near infrared light is the basis of vegetation indices like NDVI because healthy plant foliage reflects most NIR light and visible light is strongl..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"Wood moisture content is commonly measured at different points in the process of turning trees into finished wood products. Many wood moisture mete..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"I agree that the DFRobot TDS sensor looks like a useful device at a good price. My lame understanding is that this and other sensors which purport ..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"There is one part at Thingiverse. Is that the only one you need printed? The part at Thingiverse has a flat horizontal lower surface which could ca..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"The first two times I tried the Rev. P wind sensor, I also tried the Rev. C sensor. The Rev. C sensor did not work as well as the Rev. P, so I focu..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"It’s fairly straightforward to use the Modern Device Wind Sensors with either a Mini Pearl Logger or a Nano Data Logger. I had great success with t..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"Sodium lamps have very distinctive spectral emissions, so it is fairly easy to distinguish them from other types of lamps. Once you become familiar..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"I have tried several times to adjust the histogram of bad infrared photos. It has always failed and I don't know why. I assume it is because the ad..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"A single camera NDVI system with a red filter should produce a photo with very turquoise foliage. The blue channel (NIR) should be much brighter th..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
"I have not used graphing for live debugging because I didn't know how easy it was to do. I use the live serial monitor in the Arduino IDE all the t..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
"This is a terrific result for one of your first flights. The photography is very high quality because of the good decisions you made. If this is yo..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
"I know nothing about this topic, but here is the model I concocted from whole cloth to understand it. Measuring conductivity of water with electro..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
"This is a great trick. I have made a bunch of these. If you are doing this with a cheap USB cable, you might want to check the red and black wires ..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
"There is also lots of good information in this research note by Don about some testing he did. " | Read more » over 1 year ago

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