Yosemite Rim Fire (second largest in CA history) • Aftermath of South Bay proscribed fires • We expect many other inquiries Develop better software • Computer vision (openCV) to stitch timelapse movies. EcoHack Success!!! • On-line web interface to set up programs and use analysis tools. Other uses • Public events like Maker Faire ! • Construction and habitat restoration sites • Potential pollution sites • Gardens, greenhouses, and farms
due to expense and danger, yet researchers have urgently increasing needs to monitor sensitive and ever-changing coastal and inland areas, due to the impact of human development , sea-level rise and climate change on biodiversity and habitat health.
range mapping for comprehensive plant (maybe animal) and landform surveys. • Satellites are too distant to get the resolution required. • Small airplanes are too expensive and dangerous. • Tromping through on a regular basis is time-consuming and disruptive to habitat. • A general imaging goal is pixel resolution on the order of 1cm. Slide courtesy of Jeff Miller
of Sciences Nature In The City Wild Oakland East Bay Parks Mt. Diablo State Park Wildlife Society USGS Western Ecological Research Center Sudo Room Stamen Design Bay Area Citizen Science Coalition many others!