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An organizing page for LEAFFEST! ## Questions We tried proposing sessions in the form of questions this year, Jeopardy-style! [questions:leaffest] **** Past LEAFFEST info follows! ![LEAFFEST2013.jpg]( ##LEAFFEST 2013## **Learning Earth Appropriate Fact-Finding Environmental Science Tools** **When**: All weekend Saturday and Sunday, September 7 and 8, 2013 **Where**: [2878 Upper Plains Road,Salisbury, Vermont](,+Salisbury,+VT&hl=en&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=43.578243,101.513672&t=h&hnear=2878+Upper+Plains+Rd,+Salisbury,+Addison,+Vermont+05769&z=16) ###[Some research notes with the tag LEAFFEST2013]( *(so we know how many are coming)* LEAFFEST is an open gathering of the Public Lab community to work on environmental tools and share ideas about environmental science and activism. Projects this year will include Infragram photography, development of the online tool [](, pole aerial photography, characterizing the spectral response of Infragram cameras, and topics yet to be determined. ###Four Free Workshops ####**Workshop**: [Infragram ]( **When**: Saturday, September 7, 1:00 to 3:00 PM **Leader**: [Chris Fastie]( **Content**: - What is Infragram photography and why should I do it? - How do you do it? Bring a camera with the IR block filter removed and we will convert it to Infragram! - Taking Infragrams -- We will capture some Infragram photos and process them to test hypotheses about patterns of plant health we observe in the yard. - Advanced topics -- Several experienced Infragram developers will be present. What do you want to know from them? . #### **Workshop**: Pole Aerial Photography **When**: Saturday, September 7, 3:00 to 3:30 PM **Leader**: [Ned Horning]( **Content**: Ned will demonstrate how to take photos from 10 m above the ground. He will explain his system of remote camera control, live video feed from the pole mounted camera, and his attempts to quantify the ground area captured by the camera for vegetation analysis. All participants will receive a free photo of the top of their head. . #### **Workshop**: Infragrammar **When**: Saturday, September 7, 8:00 to 8:30 PM **Leader**: [Jeff Warren]( **Content**: Infragrammar is a new way to interact with Infragram photos to explore how Infragram works and how to extract meaning from the derived images. Jeff will demonstrate how entering statements at the [Infragram Sandbox]( in his simple language can harness the power of Infragram to reveal patterns of plant health and discover new uses for the technology. . . #### **Workshop**: Camera response to infrared light **When**: Saturday, September 7, 8:30 to 9:30 PM **Leader**: [Don Blair]( **Content**: To better understand how to interpret Infragram photos, we need to describe how cameras capture infrared light. Don will demonstrate an experimental approach to tracing how near infrared light makes its way into the three color channels of consumer digital cameras (or does it?). . ###Stay the whole weekend or attend any part **Lodging: **There is plenty of room to camp in the yard and surrounding woods, and a some floor space inside. **Food:** [Food will come from here](, so there will be plenty of good things to eat. However, desserts and breakfast pastries don't grow in the garden.ツ **Rideshare: **[Here is a Google Doc]( for matching up riders and drivers. . Online Ticketing for LEAFFEST 2013 powered by Eventbrite . ####Some research notes from [LEAFFEST 2012]( . View Larger Map...

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warren "There's been some progress on reading live data from a sensor using audio -- see" | Read more » about 4 years ago
Ag8n "May not work with those sensors, but.. Many of the weather stations can be wirelessly received with an rtlsdr ( they cost about $20). The program a..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "Also see this great section by @DavidMack -- " | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "We're hoping to get into this via our newly announced Community Kits program!!!" | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "For a /fantastic/ series by @cfastie now addressing this question, see: " | Read more » over 4 years ago
stevie "@cfastie do you have one of these? Any ideas on this question? " | Read more » over 4 years ago
stevie "Updating this question with a link to your research note on this! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Wasn't there an installable package or image that sets up a web-based photo interface? I think @xose mentioned it -- anyone remember? Thanks! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Awesome! Can you post a snap of it? " | Read more » over 4 years ago
bmela "I just laser cut the parts for this (using this file , so I'll let you know how i..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
cfastie "Nice rock photos. This is really a comment on the previous answer, but if you leave comments in the comment place then you can't drag images in. An..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
cfastie "Yes, I found that simplified map which I thought would be appropriate, but then I noticed that the polygons were not located very accurately. So I ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
kgradow1 "View of Quarry Hill Road. The serpentine quarry is the little dot of gray Via Macrostat Green Area #1: Pinney Hollow Formation - phyllite m..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
kgradow1 "Did you have a different bedrock map posted earlier? " | Read more » over 4 years ago
kgradow1 "OK, fine, answer accepted, no need for a local guide. Also, this is awesome. " | Read more » over 4 years ago
cfastie "The bedrock under LEAFFEST HQ is Cheshire quartzite, a half billion year old Cambrian metasedimentary rock. It is buried deeply at the house under ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
liz "I would also ask, what is the role of facilitation and imagination in contemporary leadership? Here's a book reference that discusses this -- Emerg..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
gretchengehrke "For regulatory purposes, the EPA doesn't actually measure the size of individual particles. Rather, they use a pump with an impactor. This pumps in..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
zengirl2 "This tutorial will help you--skip to software section after you check parts" | Read more » over 4 years ago
kgradow1 "Potential resource: A Guidebook for Particle Size Analysis (industry)" | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Via @wmacfarl: 36" Round Circle Foil Mylar Balloon Citrine Yellow Product Code: 12684 Qty: 20 @ $0.99 = $19.80 At " | Read more » over 4 years ago
BryceLTaylor "I would like to document some of the cool stuff that is going on by filming it. there aren't particular things that I'd like to film, but would lo..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
cfastie "I am intrigued to think about this topic in the context of earlier Public Lab discussions of expertise. Do you have to be an expert to be a leader?..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
mollydb "Session idea: Empowerment and leadership discussion (1 hour) - I have a growing interest in questions like: At what point to people become empowere..." | Read more » over 4 years ago