A rainy, indoor data day. I am encouraged by my question, at the same time discouraged at being able to get good data.
My answer with thermal will probably be that caves can not be differentiated from vegetation (which there is a lot of). Tomorrow I will spend one more day getting a thermal close up […]
Today is the much anticipated day off! Had several options, but decided to get a scooter and ride the island. However, I did not make a reservation and the rental shops were closed to check availability.
I decided to help search and rescue Mike’s hexacopter. It is always thrilling to do hiking with a purpose, […]
YAY!! The thermal is working as is the X100. Unfortunately Mikes hexacopter is somewhere in the ferns somewhere in the valley.
Spent the day finding ground control points to be able to locate the vertical wall that Greg is creating, for Arc Scene. When I got several points, it was time to watch out for […]
Video from yesterdays test flight before climbing the walls:
Today used the Phantom with the Optio to transect the southern walls again. Beautiful cloudy morning till around noon when the skies opened up just as we finished a flight. We expected the rain to subside as usual after 1-2 minutes, but 10 minutes later we were […]
Had a FANTASTIC day eventually. Started out hiking the north side of the valley to get different perspectives of caves across the valley using shadows as well as higher elevation and binoculars to locate caves and put on the topo map. Eventually gave up due to too many “caves”. Caves are everywhere, and I suspect […]