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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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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 » almost 6 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 » almost 6 years ago
mollydb "Apple picking and kite flying! " | Read more » almost 6 years ago
cfastie "That's really good that @rjstatic may be coming. And it's really good that registration is still open. Gotta know soon how many there will be. " | Read more » almost 6 years ago
warren "Erg, typo. I heard @rjstatic may be coming too! (don't think rgstatic is a person) " | Read more » almost 6 years ago
warren "I heard @rgstatic may be coming too! " | Read more » almost 6 years ago
cfastie "There are lots of good looking fungi in the woods these days. I think it will be a good annual foray. These from today: A puffball, maybe Lycoper..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "Disaster response workflow round table: 2 hours - Discuss what worked and what didn't as folks across Public Lab sought to support disaster respons..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "Session idea: Image Sequencer intro/demo/workshop: 1 hour. Learn about the new Image Sequencer tool for online image processing and brainstorm use ..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "Session idea: Traditional annual mushroom hunt. I always love this chance to explore Chris's backyard woods and get to know other attendees. " | Read more » about 6 years ago
cfastie "Session idea: Is a NASA AeroPod or a KAPtery SkyPod a more appropriate data logger for collecting data during kite flights? (2 hours) We might ha..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
cfastie "Session idea: Is it a good idea to start a business designing, manufacturing, and selling environmental science tools? (30 minutes?) A few years a..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
cfastie "Session idea: Why do people use Arduinos to make environmental data loggers? Are there alternatives? . I can lead this discussion (30 minutes?). D..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "I'll definitely be there! " | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "Just found a good video for this: " | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "Found an online JavaScript based version -- a little rough but maybe it means we can expand this out and do it without installing anything: http://..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
zengirl2 "For those people using Public Lab software, it would be helpful to include set-up info for the activity or for posting questions: Computer/Model ..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
zengirl2 "For those kits or projects using software/computers, it would be handy for people to write down basics of their setup for the activity, as well as ..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
liz "As a next step, i'd like to think about how to improve/update an activity that someone figures out while replicating the original activity. CC @mat..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
mathew "I'm working on some activities for calibrating and deploying the MiniVol. I posted my activities as a works-in-progress, because I had a two-step ..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
mathew "I often get tripped up on the firmware upload stage; The c..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Hmm, i have an older one, so the firmware may have changed. Maybe best to ask about this on the main Grassroots Mapping list, as I think I remember..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
jbreen "You had me at "squid-shaped kite." I've been using the DIY Mini Kite Kit but for the life of me cannot seem to get the Mobius camera to go into ti..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
xose "Just for the record, It can be easily done using GNU/linux. Here two tutorials for Kdenlive (just GNU/linux) and OpenShot (the only multiplatform, ..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago