Balloon & Kite Mapping

Balloon mapping is a low-cost way to take aerial photos using a camera, attached to a balloon, on a spool of string. People have done this from a few hundred feet up all the way to over 4,000 feet in the air.

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Make a lightweight camera rig from corrugated plastic or cardboard

by warren 9 days ago | 2 | 123 | 1

When kite mapping with mini cameras, #gopro or #mobius cameras, I like to use a ...

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Public Lab partnership with NASA AREN project brings new easy-to-use tools for classroom use

by warren 28 days ago | 0 | 335 | 2

Since 2011, Public Lab community members around the world have been building an...

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New accessibility features for making aerial maps in MapKnitter

by warren about 1 month ago | 3 | 412 | 0

Map-making with your aerial photos is an important part of balloon or kite mapping. It's like mak...

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Africatown Connections Blueway Celebration

by Delaney about 2 months ago | 0 | 173 | 1

On June 16th, we attended a celebration honoring the completion of the Africatown Connections Blu...

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MapKnitter map of grantparkcaltech

by charlesnelson New Contributor 3 months ago | 0 | 79 | 0

<iframe src="https://mapknitter.org/embed/grantparkcaltech" style="border:none" width="100%" heig...

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Bay Area Maker Faire!

by stevie 3 months ago | 0 | 371 | 1

Public Lab will be hosting a community science space at the San Francisco Maker Faire this coming...

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MapKnitter map of Fontainebleau State Park Balloon RBG

by tmclean1 3 months ago | 3 | 138 | 1

<iframe src="https://mapknitter.org/embed/fontainebleau-state-park-balloon-rbg" style="border:non...

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Mapping Turkey Creek, Gulfport, MS

by stevie 4 months ago | 0 | 170 | 1

We've been exploring the Turkey Creek Watershed in Gulfport, Mississippi with the Steps Coalition...

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Rubber band and PET bottle camera rig

by mathew over 1 year ago | 2 | 324 | 4

This activity replaces the PET Bottle Rig wiki page. The...

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Replicated with Cannon A2300

by icarito 5 months ago | 0 | 133 | 2

It was possible to make SD bootable from camera menu. I used [ACID](http://www.zenoshrdlu.com/aci...

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Hello Kitty Watchdog Patrols the Gowanus Canal Skies

by eymund almost 6 years ago | 0 | 3,140 | 2

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy has been using kite and balloon photographs to map historic buried ...

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Lab 5

by nchapman New Contributor 6 months ago | 0 | 123 | 0

take photos

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Aerial Photogrammetry Test at Amboy Crater, CA

by DevanHarlan New Contributor 6 months ago | 10 | 316 | 1

Description: Aerial photography and 3D photogrammetry conducted while in residence at JTHAR,...

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Aerial Mapping: Community science workshop with Public Lab

by ChristianWagley 7 months ago | 0 | 257 | 2

What: Balloon and kite mapping workshop When: Saturday March 10, 9 am -- 4 pm Where: Indian Bay...

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MapKnitter update: very high resolution mapping

by warren 7 months ago | 1 | 287 | 4

For the first time in a while, we've updated MapKnitter.org -- after the...

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Pre-order the community written Pocket Guide to Grassroots Mapping

by warren 7 months ago | 3 | 227 | 2

This 3.5 x 5.5 inch illustrated booklet was printed at the AS220 community print shop by Jacque B...

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Sedimentation in the FL panhandle

by ChristianWagley 8 months ago | 1 | 241 | 3

The FL Department of Environmental Protection is largely in control of making certain that th...

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How to Help Citizens Affected by Factory Farming? #waterquality #airquality #CAFO #factoryfarms

by Zengirl2 8 months ago | 0 | 325 | 3

The Socially Responsible Agricultural Project (SRAP) recently held ...

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Local Perspectives at Barnraising 2017

by a1ahna New Contributor 9 months ago | 2 | 500 | 4

![image description](https://publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/022/373/large/IMG_0937.JPG "I...

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Round-table discussion on the concept of citizen science

by imvec 9 months ago | 0 | 215 | 1

Tabakalera International Center for Contemporary Culture in Donosti, Spain. Friday 10, Nove...

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MapKnitter map of Geog 1103-VAS- Lab 5- Uncc Map

by vsanche4 New Contributor 11 months ago | 0 | 154 | 0

<iframe src="https://mapknitter.org/embed/geog-1103-vas-lab-5-uncc-map" style="border:none" width...

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Workshop: Mapping the Africatown Connections Blueway

by stevie 11 months ago | 0 | 422 | 2

_Lead image thanks to THE CROWD & THE CLOUD, CrowdAndCloud.org, supported by NSF, the National Sc...

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Request for kite/balloon mapping help at Tidmarsh Farms wetlands restoration in Plymouth MA

by warren 11 months ago | 0 | 334 | 1

A LOT of events are coming up across the Public Lab network, folks -- this one on Saturday, Octob...

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Having Fun Testing Attachments

by Zengirl2 11 months ago | 1 | 175 | 1

![image description](https://publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/021/692/original/Hiddencity.p...

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