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Public Lab community newsletter 9.28.12

by gonzoearth | September 29, 2012 05:14 | 1,258 views | 0 comments | #4093 | 1,258 views | 0 comments | #4093 29 Sep 05:14

Zoom! Another busy week around Public Lab. Here is a roundup of some of the things going on in our community.

Super video demo of thermal infrared spectroscopy 
Jeri Ellsworth demonstrates detecting fluorocarbon with mid-infrared sensing http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/warren/9-24-2012/super-video-thermal-infrared-spectroscopy

Bike Helmet cam over Los-Angeles
 Title says it all...
 http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/gonzoearth/9-29-2012/diy-map-making-balloon-view-los-angeles

plots-spectrometry discussion list
 Lots of discussion this week on materials, calibration, diffraction, and detection, to only name a few of the threads!
 https://groups.google.com/group/plots-spectrometry

publiclaboratory discussion list 
MakerBot going closed source, Farm Hack, CHDK, and H2S generation were among the topics this week.
 https://groups.google.com/group/publiclaboratory

Scistarter Blog
 “SciStarter and PLOTS are working together to help connect PLOTS tools and innovations to the growing community of citizen scientists and formal researchers.” http://scistarter.com/blog/2012/09/scistarte-unites-citizen-science-with-diy-community/

LEAFFEST Report
 Flying kites, converting cameras, 360 panos, generating lifting gas and more! http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/cfastie/9-25-2012/leaffest-report

Brainstorming raspberry pi based dual imaging kit
 Creating composite NRG and NDVI images on the fly. http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/warren/9-23-2012/leaffest-brainstorm-raspberry-pi-based-dual-webcam-kit-0

Converting a Canon A2200 for NIR 
Ned Horning provides excellent notes and images of the conversion. http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/nedhorning/9-25-2012/canon-a2200-nir-conversion

360°
 Chris Fastie provides some background and current thoughts on generating 360° panoramic images. http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/cfastie/9-25-2012/360

Touch|Play|Learn: A space to explore and create 
ExCiteS reports on community based science learning in environmentally and ecologically considered surroundings.
 http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/cindyexcites/9-26-2012/touchplaylearn-space-explore-create

Bread Loaf Ortho
 Wonderful research note from a mapping party at the Bread Loaf Campus of Middlebury College.
 http://publiclaboratory.org/notes/cfastie/9-26-2012/bread-loaf-ortho


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