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Assembling a SkyPod GPS logger

by cfastie 12 days ago | 0 | 92 | 0

Above: A lot of soldering is required to assemble these parts into a data logger. Assembling...

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Winds aloft

by cfastie 16 days ago | 3 | 154 | 1

_Above: This seven foot Rokkaku kite lifted a two pound camera rig with EOS M and SkyPod data log...

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Mini Pearl Jam

by cfastie about 1 month ago | 2 | 216 | 2

*Above: Some perfectly good resistors that I removed from some perfectly good PCBs in hopes of lo...

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The Mini Pearl Logger

by cfastie 2 months ago | 3 | 180 | 3

This spring I did some tests with a [data logger based on an Arduino Nano](https://publiclab.org/...

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Portable thermal IR temperature logger unit

by cfastie 3 months ago | 0 | 190 | 3

*Above: The infrared sensor on this data logger unit can read the temperature of an object withou...

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Data logger shield for Nano

by cfastie 4 months ago | 13 | 534 | 3

Above: The data logger shield (left) snaps onto an Arduino Nano (right). [Update: This dat...

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TechRaking: Sensing the News

by Matt_P 7 months ago | 0 | 67 | 0

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/techraking-sensing-the-news-tickets-30473667560 Developed for ...

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Fresh air collector

by imvec 9 months ago | 3 | 458 | 4

We'll try to develop a DIY system to collect a relatively standard “fresh air” during the initia...

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WebJack: Test without Arduino

by rmeister about 1 year ago | 23 | 678 | 1

WebJack can also be tested without an Arduino/Genuino board. For an explanation of the WebJack pr...

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WebJack: Testers needed!

by rmeister about 1 year ago | 44 | 1,260 | 4

This is a tutorial on how to test WebJack. What is WebJack? WebJack is a JavaScript libra...

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In the heat of the pile

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 3 | 705 | 2

*Above: The height of the compost pile dropped about a foot in a week of cooking. The temperature...

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Compost is hot, says Riffle

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 4 | 1,032 | 2

Above: Two temperature probes wired to a Riffle in the Nalgene bottle. Cellular respiration ...

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Soaring Riffle

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 2 | 1,248 | 4

Above: Is a flying Riffle a Fliffle? It might look like somebody strapped things on to a KAP...

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Riffle campout

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 7 | 1,165 | 1

The Riffle had a campout all by itself in the back yard last night. Here are some details about t...

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Frozen Riffle?

by cfastie over 1 year ago | 3 | 917 | 1

I put the Riffle in the freezer this morning to see if the temperature sensor on the RTC would no...

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Materials Used and Instructable for Blue Light Sensor

by filimon_k over 1 year ago | 0 | 1,795 | 3

1) Mini Photocell 2) one 10k resistor 3) 3 wires 4)...

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Materials/ Instructable for Blue Light Sensor

by filimon_k over 1 year ago | 0 | 1,618 | 4

Measure the amount of blue light we encounter on a daily basis -How many hours per day? ...

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Building a DustDuino -- My first Arduino project

by MeganKierstead almost 2 years ago | 0 | 2,593 | 4

I came across the existing DustDuino project and thought ...

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Riffle Water Bottle Enclosure: rubber stopper w/hole + silicone sealant: > 8 weeks!

by donblair almost 2 years ago | 6 | 2,723 | 3

[photo credit: Liz Barry. Shocked cereal box credit: D'Ignazio family] We've been experimenti...

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Stand Alone Data Logger for Field Use

by bhickman over 2 years ago | 2 | 2,181 | 2

Many project require that instruments be left in the field for extended periods of time to colle...

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Getting a Sense of the Future

by vbedford over 2 years ago | 0 | 842 | 1

All past and present journalists know that the media landscape is constantly evolving. With each ...

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My Two Cents on Sensor Journalism

by amandagomez93 over 2 years ago | 0 | 1,039 | 0

Sensor journalism takes data journalism a step further. Data journalism depends solely on existin...

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Pollution to Solution: Calibrating Ozone Sensor.

by epongrat over 2 years ago | 0 | 2,654 | 1

I want to calibrate my ozone sensor so that I can make sense of the data it collects. Us...

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Don explains the theory behind the depth sensor for the Riffle

by laurenrae over 2 years ago | 5 | 2,139 | 1

In New Orleans, we have major issues with flooding and stormwater runoff, which contributes to...

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Building a pavement quality sensor for a bicycle, use data to create maps

by laurenrae over 2 years ago | 3 | 1,458 | 4

During the barn raising, I talked to a few people about an older, low-tech community mapping p...

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Certification of Open Sensors?

by lilybui almost 3 years ago | 1 | 2,072 | 2

On October 20, 2014, Creative Commons Science convened a workshop involving open hardware/softwar...

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Report back on Creative Commons Sensor licensing workshop

by liz almost 3 years ago | 0 | 2,479 | 0

To evaluate current open hardware licensing and explore gaps specifically facing distributed sens...

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Options for Low-Cost LIDAR

by ajawitz almost 3 years ago | 9 | 8,358 | 3

I want to research the current availability of low-cost [LIDAR](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li...

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Can infragrams provide useful measurements of how thirsty my lawn is?

by WhiteRabbit about 3 years ago | 14 | 4,601 | 0

Use infragrams, NVDI's, and/or anyting related to evaluate how much drought stress a lawn is exp...

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Can open source beat this?

by cfastie about 3 years ago | 11 | 5,249 | 2

Last summer, Jeremy Littell of the US Department of Interior Alaska Climate Science Center instal...

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