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When planning a caving trip there are lots of things to consider; whether the difficulty matches your groups abilities, whether the trip will be safe given the weather, and whether you've got the right equipment to actually do the trip. In the Yorkshire Dales this last one is particularly relevant,...

Sites of Special Scientific Interest, or SSSIs, are nature conservation areas given legal protection from damage, development, and neglect in order to safeguard the natural features that they contain. As their name implies, they are used to conserve features of particular biological or geological in...

This is the third post about a project to build a cave surveying device. You might want to read the previous post before embarking on this one.

So far we've worked out how we can decode readings from the LDM, and how we can wire it up to a microcontroller with a magnetometer and acceleromete...

This is the second post about a project to build a cave surveying device. You might want to read the first post before embarking on this one.

So far we've worked out how to read the distance measurements that the device writes on the serial pins of its MCU, but we've been doing this by hand...