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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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Aspen Leaf Miner

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 2 | 6,604 | 1

Image above: Infrablue NDVI image of quaking aspen leaf with larval mines of the aspen leaf m...

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UAF

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Image above: The University of Alaska Museum of the North. Here are a few infrablue f...

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Big NDVI

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 3 | 2,431 | 2

Image above: The Canon A810 infrablue camera on Bonanza Bluff. The infrablue panorama ...

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ShowerKAP II

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 3,187 | 2

Image above: My minimal KAP rig with ShowerKAP in action. This was during the landing after a...

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Infrablue Haze

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 2 | 3,061 | 0

Image above: False color infrared (NBG) image from an infrablue photo taken from a commercia...

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Engineered Histograms

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 4 | 3,147 | 1

Image above: An infrablue photo from a little camera Jeff converted. The histograms of a brig...

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NDVI from Infrablue

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 4 | 5,735 | 0

Image above: All possible pairs of NIR and VIS values that produce NDVI values in the standar...

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White balance

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 5,924 | 2

Image above: Some of the surfaces I used to custom white balance the infrablue SX120 ...

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Histograms

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 2 | 3,649 | 2

There have been a lot of questions recently about how the color information in infrared images tr...

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Rock Tripe Slab

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,151 | 0

Image above: Rock tripe (Umbilicaria sp.) and other foliose and crustose lichens cover a tent...

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Infradark

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 3 | 4,344 | 4

Image above: Will Ward's nighttime infrablue and normal photos. Will Ward took an int...

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Bee Movie II

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,627 | 1

Image above: A bumble bee on a chive flower in a frame from an infrablue video. The flowers a...

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2 cameras or not 2 cameras

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 2 | 4,539 | 2

Image above: Aerial photos from two kite flights over a young wheat field. Background image ...

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Video NDVI

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 2 | 5,296 | 0

Image above: Three frames from an infrablue video we are trying to convert to NDVI Je...

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Bee Movie

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,608 | 1

Jeff asked about capturing videos with a new Powershot that he has just converted to infrablue. I...

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IR TreeKIT

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 3 | 3,729 | 4

Liz tweeted a rad Infragram of Brooklyn (above) that deserved some post processing. So here are s...

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Infrafilters

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 4,721 | 5

Image above: An infrablue photo (Infragram prototype) and a false color infrared look-alike i...

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Silvopasture

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 4,242 | 1

Image above: New England cottontail habitat created by clearcutting forest along a stream....

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Multigrain NDVI

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 3 | 5,800 | 2

Image above: Wheat seedlings from above in normal color (RGB), false color infrared (NRG), an...

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iFarm Big Picture

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 4,687 | 1

Image above: All the iFarm participants graciously made Hay Angels for the kite borne camera,...

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Artichoke filter search

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,810 | 0

Mathew captured the same photo of artichoke plants with several different blue Rosco filters in f...

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Invisible Rays

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 4 | 6,786 | 1

Image above: My backyard in pure infrared light. A Wratten 87 filter allows only wavelengths ...

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Middlebury Meetup

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 3,872 | 3

Image above: I made Bill lie on the ground to take this photo of the dual camera infrared rig...

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Middlebury Meetup April 30

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,252 | 0

Image above: The Middlebury College Organic Farm on July 19, 2011. It won't look anything lik...

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DaffyCam

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 3 | 4,026 | 1

Image above: Some of my favorite things are best done on windy days, but timelapse photograph...

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Rosco!

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 9 | 10,883 | 4

Image above: Flowers of trailing arbutus (dark) and plants of hair cap moss (light) in a deta...

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CrocusCam

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 3 | 4,056 | 1

Image above: Ned Horning dropped by while the CrocusCam was doing its crocus camera thing. I ...

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Superblue

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 31 | 33,743 | 8

The new infrared camera under development at Public Lab will probably make two kinds of images th...

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Sanm LeafKam

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 3 | 4,236 | 2

Top image: The distance between the lens centers is only 8 mm which reduces parallax errors....

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Bean Cam

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 2 | 3,068 | 3

Image above: The bean studio right before photography stopped today. There is some wo...

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Best PLab demo ideas for a large group?

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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?

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What should we do at LEAFFEST?

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How do you merge GPS logger data into photographs?

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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?

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

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Getting GPS in Remote Locations

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Ever heard of battery eliminators?

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Nitrogenous waste sensors for 24/7 monitoring

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

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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

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

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