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Balloon & Kite Mapping

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Maps without borders: Stories of civic science in action

by Cindy_ExCites 16 days ago | 0 | 99 | 2

This storytelling exhibition showcases powerful aerial maps created by citizens using [kites, bal...

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Beaufort Wind Scale Comic, 1906

by mathew 25 days ago | 3 | 130 | 2

The [Beaufort Scale][1] is a means of measuring wind speed by visual inspection of indirect facto...

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Adding GPS logging to a kite or balloon aerial photography rig

by cfastie about 1 month ago | 0 | 61 | 2

_Above: A GPS board mounted on a Saturn V Rig. The module is powered by the existing battery on t...

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Public Lab Community Newsletter: December 2016

by klie about 1 month ago | 0 | 348 | 3

We've relaunched the newsletter and will be sending it out monthly, in addition to sharing it on...

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How useful is a map?

by clauds 2 months ago | 0 | 270 | 2

As we finish preparing the map of Bourj Al Shamali refugee camp that we are producing from our ba...

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A balloon mapping event at MPavilion (Melbourne, Australia)

by AssemblePapers 3 months ago | 3 | 338 | 3

We are Assemble Papers, a Melbourne, Australia-based weekly on...

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Hello Kitty Watchdog Patrols the Gowanus Canal Skies

by eymund over 4 years ago | 1 | 3,042 | 2

hello

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Ranon reconfigures the rig

by cfastie 6 months ago | 6 | 620 | 4

*Above: Eighteen portrait mode photos taken by a Reconfigurable Rig were stitched into this ~half...

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Flight Report

by ranon 7 months ago | 5 | 1,080 | 4

We started off by using a pole mapping kit to photograph all of the kite and balloon gear we b...

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Friction Stoppers

by ranon 7 months ago | 6 | 628 | 2

In developing the reconfigurable rig and tilt mechanism, a few instances have arisen where fric...

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Hand Assembled Pendulums

by ranon 7 months ago | 0 | 496 | 2

[![Pendulum_with_rig.jpg](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/947/large/Pendulum_wi...

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Reconfigurable Rig

by ranon 8 months ago | 0 | 536 | 2

[![Tilt_Mechanism_(v3_recovered).png](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/894/lar...

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Aerial Photography Rigging Needs

by mathew 8 months ago | 0 | 533 | 0

I want to assess our community's aerial photography rig needs for kite, balloon, and pole mapping...

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Square Plastic Rod KAP Rig

by ranon 8 months ago | 0 | 576 | 1

[![Square_Tubing_Rig_Sketch.jpg](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/789/large/Squa...

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Ball Joint KAP Rigs

by ranon 8 months ago | 0 | 487 | 2

The ball joint camera mount offers a minimalistic and effective solution to getting fixed angl...

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Cardboard Foldable KAP Rig

by ranon 8 months ago | 0 | 720 | 2

I have begun to think about the possibility of using folded cardboard as a material for buil...

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Silly Putty KAP Rig

by ranon 8 months ago | 4 | 672 | 2

[![8429723453_4a9693d427_z.jpg](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/016/606/large/84297...

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Kaptery Rig Remodel

by ranon 9 months ago | 5 | 661 | 2

Hi! My name is Ranon and I am an Autodesk intern here at Public Lab's Portland location fo...

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PL with FA @ Venice Bienalle

by hagitkeysar 9 months ago | 2 | 1,130 | 6

I have had a really huge opportunity to join the work of the curator Debby Farber from the Israel...

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Public Lab River Rat Pack -- St. Louis – Xiaoqing Qin

by Xiaoqing 9 months ago | 0 | 487 | 1

Have been in St. Louis for three years for my master of landscape architecture in Washington Univ...

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Public Lab River Rat Pack -- St. Louis -- Rory Thibault

by rthibault 10 months ago | 0 | 721 | 1

I am one of the students that was a part of Derek Hoeferlin's Public Lab: River Rat Pack class. I...

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Public Lab River Rat Pack -- St. Louis -- Katie Haas

by Kahaas10 10 months ago | 0 | 745 | 1

At the start of the seminar course, we looked to the Public Lab for strategies and procedures for...

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Public Lab River Rat Pack -- St. Louis -- Exhibition

by derekhoeferlin 10 months ago | 4 | 1,318 | 4

Since January, 2016 the Public Lab River Rat Pack (led by Architect and Assistant Professor Derek...

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Questions: Balloon size and balloon mappers in Sheffield, UK

by lionfish 10 months ago | 9 | 846 | 1

I want to track bumblebees! I'll explain the project in a later note. but the general situatio...

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Public Lab Installation in the EU Joint Research Center

by hagitkeysar 11 months ago | 0 | 563 | 2

New Currents in Science: The Challenges of Quality 3-4 March 2016 , Ispra, Italy Early Mar...

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Auto EOS M

by cfastie 12 months ago | 0 | 2,487 | 5

If I am going to use a Canon EOS M for kite aerial photography, I have to figure out how to trigg...

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KAPvolution

by cfastie 12 months ago | 1 | 1,561 | 2

Above: The ascent of KAP cameras. The first camera most Public Lab mappers put into the air ...

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Chain of Rocks, Mississippi River

by Kahaas10 about 1 year ago | 0 | 669 | 2

[![photomerge_2.png](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/014/379/medium/photomerge_2.png...

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Rig refinement

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 2 | 879 | 2

*Above: Detail of the base of a camera tray displayed in the slicing program Simplify3D. I placed...

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Guilin Pharma mapping

by shanlter about 1 year ago | 2 | 1,850 | 3

First time we try to apply the Balloon and Kites Mapping tools on investigating environmental is...

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