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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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TAC Workshop

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I learned a lot at the kite mapping workshop I led yesterday for Toxics Action Center in Montpeli...

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Multispectral DeFelice

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Image above: NDVI image of part of the front yard at the LUMCON DeFelice Marine Center in Coc...

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PAR

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Chlorophyll and other pigments in green plants absorb blue and red light to power photosynthesis,...

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Light Amber

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Maple syrup grades are determined by the color of the syrup. The lightest colors are less common ...

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Polynomial

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 4 | 4,406 | 3

Image above: Spectrum of a CFL calibrated by anchoring two well-known peaks at 405 and 650 nm...

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Noise

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Image above: (Top) Detail of a spectrogram of the sky and a vertically blurred version of it....

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Fraunhofer

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Image above: A spectrogram of the sky taken today by Ebert showing six Fraunhofer lines. The...

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Broadening

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Image above: Spectrum of a high pressure sodium street lamp taken last night by Ebert. The sp...

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Neon

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 1 | 4,153 | 1

Image above: Detail of a neon sign of a Shindaiwa Power Broom. I took [Ebert]( http:/...

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Cigars

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 2 | 4,154 | 0

I had an hour to kill in Rutland today, and I walked a mile along the strip before I found this m...

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Ebert

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 15 | 9,925 | 7

The video below suggests that I had a plan for this new spectrometer, but that plan changed every...

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Grating angle: DVD+R

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 21 | 8,631 | 1

I measured angle g for multiple distances (D) between the entrance slit and the grating....

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Grating angle

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 14 | 7,870 | 7

Image above: Lab assistant operating the SpectroBench 2000. Introduction</str...

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Spectral image quality

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 8 | 5,408 | 0

Image above: Close up of some terbium and europium emission peaks in the spectrum of a compac...

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Jelly Belly

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 0 | 4,946 | 0

Over the holidays Galen and I were treated to dinner at the Waybury Inn in East Middlebury by our...

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Foldup Spectrometer for iPhone

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 6 | 9,410 | 0

I now have two Public Lab fold-up spectrometers working with iPhones. These can take still photos...

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Tis the Season

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 2 | 2,242 | 1


Citizen Science on Google+

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 0 | 2,274 | 0

Last week Google+ introduced “Communities” where like minded users can share stuff. There is alre...

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Top 10 tips for winter mapping

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 0 | 2,056 | 2

Toxics Action Center is working on a plan to incorporate Public ...

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Spectrometer testing

by cfastie almost 5 years ago | 11 | 7,428 | 1

Image above: Taking good photos of the spectra produced by the Public Laboratory fold-up pape...

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Vermont Environmental Summit

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 0 | 2,854 | 0

Top: Paul Burns, VPIRG Executive Director, delivers a State of the State Address at the Vermo...

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The LUMCON Lawn

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 0 | 2,533 | 0

Image above: LUMCON, Cocodrie, the bayou, and the marsh beyond from the Canon S95 that Mathew...

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NDVI output

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 2 | 29,773 | 2

Three new color tables made by Ned Horning to present NDVI values as color images. Ne...

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Agricultural mapping

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 0 | 7,499 | 2

NDVI image of part of the Lee, NH cover crop field trial we mapped by balloon in May, 2012. F...

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LEAFFESTMOVIE.wow

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 3 | 2,659 | 0

Open Source does it again! We discussed making a documentary of LEAFFEST, but no plan emerged, a...

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LEAFFY Sunday

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 0 | 2,201 | 1

We have been puzzling over how to share the photos and videos taken during LEAFFEST in September....

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Flight Temperature

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 3 | 3,100 | 0

A Jeenode is a tiny programmable computer with the same type of processor (8-bit Atmel RISC micro...

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Sky Tracks

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 7 | 3,289 | 0

A kite photo from yesterday at the site of the LEAFFEST flight featured below. The colors we...

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Bread Loaf Ortho

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 0 | 2,494 | 0

On LEAFFEST’s gorgeous Saturday, we invaded the Bread Loaf Campus of Middlebury College on a plat...

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360°

by cfastie about 5 years ago | 0 | 2,139 | 0

Six or seven years ago Illah Nourbakhsh and Randy Sargent at Carnegie Mellon University recognize...

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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?

MadTinker asked about 2 months ago

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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?

JonathanM32 asked about 11 months ago

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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 ) ?

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

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

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