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

by warren 3 days ago | 0 | 77 | 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 4 days ago | 0 | 57 | 0

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

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MAPPING WORKSHOP AT DOCVILLE FARM IN VIOLET, LA – ST. BERNARD PARISH

by gilbert 30 days ago | 1 | 334 | 1

RESEARCH NOTE: MAPPING WORKSHOP AT DOCVILLE FARM IN VIOLET, LA -- ST. BERNARD PARISH On Fr...

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Winds aloft: less noise

by cfastie about 1 month ago | 7 | 134 | 1

My first results from a [Modern Device wind sensor](https://moderndevice.com/product/wind-sensor-...

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Community Mapping in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

by stevie about 1 month ago | 0 | 269 | 0

Join Public Lab, the [Meraux Foundation][1], and collaborators for a hands on Do-It-Together comm...

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Winds aloft

by cfastie about 1 month ago | 3 | 199 | 1

_Above: This seven foot Rokkaku kite lifted a two pound camera rig with EOS M and SkyPod data log...

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Mapping rugged coastal environments with a Raspberry Pi and a balloon?

by samwf about 1 month ago | 8 | 177 | 4

The short: I'm a geoscience graduate student. For my project, I need high-resolution, quanti...

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Redstone Rig 2.0

by cfastie 2 months ago | 3 | 146 | 1

Three and a half years ago I posted [a research note](https://publiclab.org/notes/cfastie/03-27-2...

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Collaboratively write the new Pocket Guide to Grassroots Mapping

by warren 3 months ago | 1 | 171 | 1

As we gear up for the launch of our [new Mini Kite and Balloon Kits](http://kickstarter.com/proje...

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Stories of balloon and kite mapping in education

by warren 3 months ago | 0 | 129 | 1

As part of our series on all the amazing work that's been done with kite and balloon mapping over...

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Public Lab Community Newsletter: June 2017

by klie 3 months ago | 0 | 117 | 0

We send this out monthly to your inboxes in addition to sharing it on [publiclab.org](http://pub...

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Challenges, questions and problem-solving together: choosing cameras for Mini Balloon and Kite Kits

by warren 3 months ago | 0 | 111 | 0

Thanks for a terrific first week of [our Kickstarter](https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/public...

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Balloon and Kite Mapping Stories, Part 1

by warren 3 months ago | 0 | 148 | 1

This is a series on #balloon-mapping, as part of our month-long Kickstarter campaign to launch ...

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A New Balloon and Kite Mapping campaign: Kickstarter Gold and Beyond!

by bronwen 3 months ago | 0 | 134 | 9

We've just launched a new kite and balloon mapping project as a part of _Kickstarter Gold...

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Balloon Kits in the Wild!

by bronwen 4 months ago | 3 | 162 | 1

We're putting out a call for photos, videos, sketches, fax printouts, clay impressions: any kind ...

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Calling for your favorite Kite/Balloon Mapping images and video!

by bronwen 4 months ago | 15 | 195 | 5

(above image by @C_Eich in [Union Square, NY](https://publiclab.org/notes/ceich/6-28-2012/picture...

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How to Build a Specialty Phone Carriage

by sdepolo 4 months ago | 0 | 90 | 1

Smartphone Specialty Carriage An apparatus to carry and protect a standard smartphone with attac...

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Kite Aerial Mapping for Golden Trout Camp: Exploring Techniques for Mapping in Remote Locations

by lydia123 4 months ago | 2 | 158 | 2

Authors: Lydia, Conor, Jane Link that helped us with our project: http://kap.ced.berkeley.edu/kap...

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Investigating Thermal Properties of Rooftops Using Aerial Mapping

by sdepolo 4 months ago | 0 | 88 | 1

Our group set out to collect data on the thermal properties of rooftops at the Thacher campus u...

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Aerial Mapping of Effects of a Water Diversion

by section1group1 4 months ago | 0 | 101 | 2

Aerial Mapping of Effects of a Water Diversion Choi, Doubleday, Everett, Kallett A short way fr...

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Analyzing Thacher Insulation: an Aerial Thermal Mapping Project

by NIKIBOPOLOUS 4 months ago | 0 | 69 | 1

Analyzing Thacher Insulation: an Aerial Thermal Mapping Project By Anthony, Reese, and Bob May ...

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All the Shingle Ladies

by section1bp 4 months ago | 1 | 345 | 4

All The Shingle Ladies Put Your Roofs Up Clare, Helena, Pria and Zoe AP Environmental Science ...

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Aerial Observation of North and South Facing Slope Ecologies

by aerialmapping123 4 months ago | 0 | 63 | 0

We set out to observe the differences in vegetation and appearance between North and South fa...

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Mapping the Thacher Bioswale: Analyzing Erosion Patterns and Vegetation

by section1group3 4 months ago | 0 | 51 | 0

Bioswale By Béa, Clare, Henry, and Griffin Our AP Environmental Science class at The Thacher Sc...

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Use Google Drive to share large photo collections

by warren 4 months ago | 0 | 198 | 1

In #balloon-mapping, #timelapse, #photo-monitoring and other methods documented on this site, you...

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Share large numbers of photos (or files) using BitTorrent

by warren 4 months ago | 0 | 142 | 0

It's hard to share lots of images the way we often want to after Public Lab meetups, when we'...

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Aerial Mapping Projects in Environmental Science at The Thacher School

by thacherenvisci 4 months ago | 0 | 155 | 3

Students in the AP Environmental Science class at the Thacher School are embarking on aerial ma...

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The Colors Mountain

by imvec 5 months ago | 2 | 118 | 3

The Colors Mountain is a collective artistic intervention project developed during 6 years that ...

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Stormwater Workshop Two Report: Community Mapping

by stevie 5 months ago | 1 | 235 | 3

On April 8th 12 people gathered for the second in the [Stormwater Workshop series][1]. The goal o...

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SkyPod endurance test

by cfastie 5 months ago | 0 | 233 | 1

*Above: After letting the SkyPod record data all afternoon in the yard (boring), I took it for a ...

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