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Prince George Mapping Workshop

by ann |

Aerial images, taken where you need them, when you need them, can be powerful tools. Imagine being able to gather your own aerial images and build your own maps. With Public Lab's DIY (Do it yourself) aerial mapping tools you can!

Join Public Lab organizer and Fulbright-National Geographic Fellow Ann Chen on Thursday, July 16, 5-9PM in Prince George at the MakerLab at Two Rivers Gallery.

You Will:

  • Learn how to collect aerial images using kites or weather balloons.
  • Build your own maps using Public Lab's open-source software MapKnitter

Join Us:

Thursday, July 16, 5-9PM Two Rivers Gallery, MakerLab 2RG 725 Canada Games Way Prince George, BC

What to Bring: (Optional)

  • Point and Shoot Camera
  • PET plastic juice or soda container, 64 oz or 2 Liter bottle
  • Kite
  • gardening or work gloves

Project Background

Ann Chen has been traveling since October 2014 along the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline, working with communities to make aerial maps of their land. She is interested in collectively mapping the potential and current impacts of energy infrastructures on communities and the environment. If you would like to propose a mapping site or are interested in learning more about the project, you can visit pipelinemapping.tumblr.com or follow her on the National Geographic Voices blog.

Map tiles by Stamen Design, under CC BY 3.0. Data by OpenStreetMap, under CC BY SA


This event is on 07-16-2015 iCal


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