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Guest Post from the FSC Hack Day Kent Outpost Team

Following a car explosion (not as dramatic as it sounds), our little team decided to hack on in Kent. For the blow-by-blow account, have a look at our Storify http://storify.com/lexij/altfschackkent We chose to focus on a common field task – … Continue reading

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Guest post from Helen Purves of BBC Knowledge & Learning

Helen Purves of BBC Knowledge and learning shares some thoughts on how the curriculum can help shape her team’s hack on instant analysis of data. Continue reading

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Links to Historical Data Spreadsheets

In order: Hydrograph, shingle ridge succession, rivers https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AkorHYql29PgdFhaSVZzYm0zNjVvMVp4Q0RXZFpKQVE https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AkorHYql29PgdGdYNmxoWUFkSDRwd2VwZnZPUW1tWVE https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AkorHYql29PgdFV4REl4WU5IM294S2N5bkdUOHRldnc https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AkorHYql29PgdEV6YlVhQUpqVDZZYmlyYXc0VjlRVWc

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What to bring.

So, what to bring… Well, I’ll leave Ant to cover the techie side of things, but from a husbandry point of view, all you’ll need is a lunchbox and some outdoor kit, if you fancy getting out and about.  It’s … Continue reading

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Some new challenges to think about

•    Fieldwork apps – step by step guides. Better transfer of information from iPads to laptops, also to include graph drawing ( possibly stats). For instance: collect plant abundance data from a transect on the beach, and instantly create graphs (and … Continue reading

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A SLNNR App

How about an app like the one for Taronga Zoo, for Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve?

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More challenges – these ones to get the palms sweating!

From Peter Scarth Some Random Ideas for #FSCHack Day Build a rugged self powered camera system to capture a time series of imagery for things like: •    Beach state classification e.g. <http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2006.877758&gt; •    Bird/vertebrate “camera trapping” e.g. <http://nestbox.dyndns.info:8080/&gt; •    Capturing … Continue reading

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