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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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PFK Nighthawk debut at LEAFFEST

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Handheld AutoKAP

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Twin Peaks, Tb or Hg?

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Fall delayed as LEAFFEST looms

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LEAFFEST 2015

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Aerial Photo Rig Bargains

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Kite panoramas at 360Cities

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A Flight of Ice and Fireweed

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Earth and Sky

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Minimal coverage

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SkyShield v2 beta

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KAP comes first

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Crown Point Fort infrared

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Saturn V at Crown Point

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Saturn V and SkyShield beta

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iFARM aerial panoramas

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MultispeQ at iFARM

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iFARM 2015 report

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The KAPtery marches on

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Filters in focus

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Orange is the new red

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Public Lab Organizers Summit, 2014

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Public Lab Barnraising 2014, day 1

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Public Lab Barnraising 2014, day 2

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Nitrogenous waste sensors for 24/7 monitoring

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What is the algorithm used in generating the fastie colormap from NDVI in Infragram?

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How to use Alkaline Batteries with the Riffle?

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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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What seeds sprout fastest?

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Can you process multiple images at the same time?

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Can we use rPi camera for fluorescence measurement in plants

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Size of aerial imagery from balloons and kites

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Advice regarding taking photos over frozen surface?

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PublicLab Mobius calibration

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Is this software for plant analysis only?

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"Full Spectrum" grow LED Testing

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Ambient/Light Bulb Testing

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Spectral Workbench recording time?

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Is this product applicable in real-time on a robot to identify dandelions?

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

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Question infragram kit

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Can anyone help me troubleshoot my NDVI imagery?

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"Blueish photos result when the blue channel is brighter than the other channels. Reddish or orangeish photos result when the red channel is brighte..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
"The blue filters used block red light, so the red channel records a lot of NIR, so NGB. The red filters used block blue light, so the blue channel ..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
"Probably good that they didn't contact me. I would have said only "Blue filter?" " | Read more » over 1 year ago
"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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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

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