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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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Rubber band and PET bottle camera rig

by mathew about 1 year ago | 2 | 250 | 4

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

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Replicated with Cannon A2300

by icarito about 1 month ago | 0 | 103 | 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 over 5 years ago | 0 | 3,110 | 2

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

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Lab 5

by nchapman 2 months ago | 0 | 106 | 0

take photos

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Aerial Photogrammetry Test at Amboy Crater, CA

by DevanHarlan 2 months ago | 10 | 272 | 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 3 months ago | 0 | 232 | 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 3 months ago | 1 | 235 | 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 3 months ago | 3 | 191 | 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 4 months ago | 1 | 221 | 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 4 months ago | 0 | 298 | 3

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

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Local Perspectives at Barnraising 2017

by a1ahna 5 months ago | 2 | 456 | 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 5 months ago | 0 | 196 | 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 7 months ago | 0 | 145 | 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 7 months ago | 0 | 335 | 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 7 months ago | 0 | 298 | 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 7 months ago | 1 | 163 | 1

![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 8 months ago | 1 | 429 | 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 8 months ago | 7 | 304 | 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 8 months ago | 0 | 435 | 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 9 months ago | 3 | 373 | 3

_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 9 months ago | 8 | 314 | 3

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 9 months ago | 3 | 254 | 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 10 months ago | 27 | 457 | 2

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 10 months ago | 0 | 215 | 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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