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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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Focus on filters

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 11 | 5,598 | 0

Ned Horning has decided that the Canon Powershot A2200 is a good choice for kite, balloon, and UA...

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SFO-ORD

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 1 | 4,665 | 3

*Image above: Taking off from San Francisco and landing in Chicago on Monday. I think I was very ...

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Mentor Summit

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 1 | 5,519 | 3

*Image above: A group photo of 230+ of the mentors at the Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit in ...

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ORD - SFO

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 3 | 4,659 | 2

Last Friday, three of us flew from New England to San Francisco for the Mentor Summit of the [Goo...

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Oaktober

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 6 | 5,843 | 0

With a new inkling of the [effects plant pigments have on NDVI](http://publiclab.org/notes/cfasti...

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Lycopene

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 3 | 8,896 | 3

*Image above: Shaken and stirred, these extracts of ripe and green tomatoes get most of their col...

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Finding Neon

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 3 | 2,670 | 3

*Image above: The spectra of the red tubes in these six neon signs are at SpectralWorkbench. You ...

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Moar NIR tracking

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 6 | 3,584 | 1

*Image above: An NIR LED under tungsten light. The faint purple glow of the LED can be discerned ...

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Fade out

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 3 | 2,124 | 0

*Image above: The blue white-balance paper included in the Infragram filter kit after exposure to...

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Infrared behavior of A810

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 4 | 3,472 | 0

*Image above: NIR selfie. The NIR LED (foreground) is the only source of light. Taken with a modi...

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LEAFFEST Fungal Fun

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 0 | 3,135 | 0

Image above: Infragram NDVI image of two hedgehog mushrooms before they met their fate. ...

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More camera testing

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 0 | 3,335 | 0

On Sunday at LEAFFEST Jeff continued the camera test by repeating Saturday's scene in different l...

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Mobius, stripped

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 15 | 6,783 | 1

Image above: The three channels in part of an infrablue photo taken with a Mobius ActionCam m...

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FungalFest

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 2 | 2,071 | 0

It's been a damp summer, and last week was wet. So there are mushrooms popping up everywhere. The...

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LEAFFEST project

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 0 | 2,637 | 0

Image above: Marzano tomatoes, RGB and infrablue. Why do Infragrams of tomatoes make ...

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L E A F F E S T 2013

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 0 | 3,066 | 0

Image above: I don't have any photos from the first week of September, so please interpolate ...

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Recover your balance

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 2 | 2,669 | 1

Greg asked about getting useful information from photos taken with an Infragram camera that had n...

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HORNWORMS

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 6 | 5,821 | 0

It's a good year for tomatoes, and a big year for hornworms. These caterpillars fatten on tomato ...

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Infairgrams

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 1,850 | 0

Replacing red light with near infrared light makes some fun photographic effects possible. That r...

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Garden PAP map

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 2 | 3,523 | 0

Image above: The backyard garden which had never been photographed from above. . ...

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Classifying Trapa

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 5 | 3,115 | 4

Here is an animated GIF which includes one of the [balloon aerial photos we took over Lake Warner...

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Trapa detection

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 8 | 6,102 | 1

Image above: Balloon aerial photo of aquatic plants on Lake Warner with patches of water ches...

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Water chestnut NRG

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 4,708 | 2

Image above: False color infrared image of floating leaved plants on Lake Warner, MA. The ca...

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Lake Warner Workflow

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 3 | 4,151 | 0

Image above: ASSUME WAYPOINT POSITION! When we were taking a waypoint (waiting for the GPSr t...

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WATERCHESTNUT Big Picture

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 17 | 35,311 | 4

Image above: Monday’s WATERCHESTNUT crew as the big balloon landed after a 2.5 hour flight. H...

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Balancing act

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 3,004 | 2

Image above: The famous blue origami paper I have been using to custom white balance my infra...

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3D Tundra

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 6 | 4,843 | 2

Brenden has made a [couple of tutorial videos]( http://publiclab.org/notes/geobduffy/07-13-2013/a...

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Infrablue Highways

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 2 | 2,132 | 2

Image above: False color infrared image of the Jack River in the Alaska Range from a pullout ...

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Spruce tips

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,850 | 0

Image above: Branches of white spruce (Picea glauca) in a treeline study plot south ...

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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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mrw0116 asked about 15 days ago

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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

nanawhite107 asked about 5 months ago

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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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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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warren asked about 9 months ago

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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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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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