cfastie 266 research notes and 499 wiki edits | Joined about 6 years ago | Admin

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 via the KAPtery. Enlightening communities about where they live by revealing new perspectives on their environment.






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Mini Pearl Logger longer

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Winds aloft: less noise

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Assembling a SkyPod GPS logger

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Winds aloft

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Redstone Rig 2.0

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The Squid and the Rok

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Mini Pearl Jam

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First flight of the SkyPod

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The Mini Pearl Logger

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Portable thermal IR temperature logger unit

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Dual NDVI Ultra Probe Unit

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Monitor your data logger

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Data logger shield for Nano

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Inexpensive data logging

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SkyPod endurance test

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U-blox GPS board

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The Great GPS Ski-off

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A standalone aerial sensor pod

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Add GPS logging to a Saturn V Rig

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360° views of the Bristol landfill

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Choose a camera for aerial photography

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Image from [Ebay seller Goodwill Maine](http://www.ebay.com/usr/goodwill-maine?trksid=p2047675....

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What goes into choosing a topic name?

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_above: sketch of figuring out how to organize "air" into a research area, and which methods are ...

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How do you merge GPS logger data into photographs?

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Just tried to publish a Replication of the KnowFlow and fail ...

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What is the standard 1-wire bus connector?

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Software for mapping trees?

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What are ways to record ambient temperature every 5 sec and export easily?

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How to verify generated NDVI Images?

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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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data loggers for PH ?

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What would be a good basic activity to test out a data logging device in water?

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Any way to improve on the DVD grating?

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What's the battery life of the Nano Data Logger?

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Getting GPS in Remote Locations

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Ever heard of battery eliminators?

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Cheap, lightweight GoPro alternatives for aerial mapping?

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"Hi Juanjo, It would be good to see some photos from your archaeological missions, including more of the cool kite and how you attach the camera. A..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"The Melexis MLX90614 Non-Contact Sensor has a temperature range of -70°C to +380°C. This is an infrared sensor so it does not have to touch the thi..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Whatever program you use to geotag your photos, make sure your photos were taken with a camera which had the correct time and timezone set. Most pr..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"ExifTool by Phil Harvey is the industry standard command line tool to extract or modify the information in the EXIF header of image files: ExifToo..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"The original photo above has some potential for conversion to NDVI, but the red channel (NIR) is not very much brighter than the blue channel (blue..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Leslie, it's really good you got this working. Thanks for troubleshooting the RTC library. It looks like the library I have been using is the MrAlv..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Sorry I was wrong about your original photo being grayscale. You are correct that it is color photo. All three color channels are extremely similar..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"There was a spam comment on this note which I deleted today. This is note number 7? " | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Your image "660_850_Orginal.jpg" is a grayscale photo. The photo taken with your camera should be a three color photo with different values in the ..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Isn't that what research notes are for? Aren't research notes how we keep up with each others' activities? If research notes fail to accomplish thi..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"It would be fun to try an Aeropod. I couldn't find any details about the instruments, but it looks like an awesome contraption to fly. " | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"A pitot tube measures air pressure and uses fancy math to relate that to wind speed. I assume the ones on airplanes work better than the Rev P. " | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"I decided not to drop into the rabbit hole of applying time series analysis to these data. There does appear to be some periodicity present, but I ..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"It will be important to modify your two camera system so the photo pairs capture the same scene. It will also be important to align the two photos ..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"I have a hypothesis about the different results obtained with two BME280 sensors on the flying rig. A difference of 3° to 4°C is more than should b..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Yes, the newer Rev. P sensor works better in high wind because it has a strong heater so the wind can't cool it off too fast. But the older Rev C s..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"With this filter in front of your camera lens, the photos captured will include mostly near infrared light. There will be some visible light includ..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"A running mean of the aerial wind speed looks like a very reasonable result. The red line is a running mean of 10 observations (which were six seco..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"When the rich text editor went live (a year or two ago?) I gave it a try. In the middle of writing my first Rich research note I couldn't figure so..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"I think the answers to your latest questions depend a lot on the sfm software you will be using. Some online services don't use GPS data, so it won..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"I think what you are proposing is quite realistic. Depending on the scale of your study areas (e.g., How tall are the cliffs?), this could be accom..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"This looks like a great project. The photos used for structure from motion models should have a few characteristics: They should be high image qu..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Here is a strange development. This action camera has a 1MP sensor. It is a 1/4" sensor which has an area of 10 square mm. The native image size is..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Gretchen, It looks like some of the sensors in the Water Sensor wiki could be hacked to work with an Arduino based data logger, but you would want..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago






























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