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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PL with FA @ Venice Bienalle

by hagitkeysar about 2 years ago | 2 | 1,208 | 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 New Contributor over 2 years ago | 0 | 521 | 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 New Contributor over 2 years ago | 0 | 734 | 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 over 2 years ago | 0 | 776 | 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 New Contributor over 2 years ago | 4 | 1,584 | 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 New Contributor over 2 years ago | 9 | 910 | 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 over 2 years ago | 0 | 614 | 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 over 2 years ago | 0 | 3,028 | 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 over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,629 | 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 over 2 years ago | 0 | 688 | 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 over 2 years ago | 2 | 912 | 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 over 2 years ago | 2 | 2,028 | 2

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

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Decolonized Skies

by hagitkeysar over 2 years ago | 9 | 1,874 | 6

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quick and dirty lanyard attachment for mobius camera

by tonyc over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,273 | 1

provide a failsafe attachment to a mobius camera for aerial photography applications One des...

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Creosote Superfund site in north Picayune, MS

by eustatic over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,539 | 4

For the monthly event for organizers, Dan took us out around Picayune. We mapped two sites, t...

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Simple Aerial Photomapping at EWB West Coast Regional Conference, Cal Poly, 2015

by patcoyle over 2 years ago | 1 | 1,172 | 3

Continue to make potential users like Engineers Without Borders teams aware of the Public Lab ...

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Trieste Next 2015 - Balloon Mapping

by Giovanni New Contributor almost 3 years ago | 1 | 2,010 | 2

In Trieste (Northeast of Italy) this weekend (2015, 24-26 september) there is a scientific manife...

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Taller de fotografía aérea en Madrid

by pablo almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,869 | 3

Este fin de semana estaremos desde Basurama haciendo un taller de acercam...

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IR Photo Reconstruction at Acacia Reservation

by dbenjamin almost 3 years ago | 5 | 1,338 | 3

Last week the whole office spent some time flying the helikite at Acacia. We totaled 4 flights an...

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Mardi Gras Pass is digging in and building out: summer 2015 map

by eustatic almost 3 years ago | 1 | 2,535 | 0

Since 2012, Public Lab Gulf Coast has been keeping an eye on one of the emerging cut through Boh...

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Mobius non-fish eye and small lifter wrapup

by patcoyle almost 3 years ago | 3 | 2,418 | 3

Summarize and wrap up the work on Mobius non-fish eye lens conversion, filter mounting approac...

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MapKnitter map of Mardi Gras Pass Aug 2015

by ddileona almost 3 years ago | 1 | 2,328 | 2

<iframe src="https://mapknitter.org/embed/mardi-gras-pass-aug-2015" style="border:none" width="10...

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Community Mapping to Reevaluate Space in a Refugee Camp

by gretchengehrke almost 3 years ago | 0 | 3,266 | 2

image by Claudia Martinez Mansell _see related note: http://publiclab.org/notes/claudsmm/08...

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Lessons from mapping Bourj Al Shamali refugee camp in Lebanon

by clauds almost 3 years ago | 11 | 3,936 | 12

##Background on the project Bourj Al Shamali is located 3 km east of Tyre in south Lebano...

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