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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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Questions: Balloon size and balloon mappers in Sheffield, UK

by lionfish about 2 years ago | 9 | 902 | 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 about 2 years ago | 0 | 609 | 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 about 2 years ago | 0 | 2,923 | 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 about 2 years ago | 1 | 1,622 | 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 | 686 | 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 | 909 | 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 | 2,004 | 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 | 1,855 | 6

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quick and dirty lanyard attachment for mobius camera

by tonyc over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,265 | 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 | 1,525 | 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 | 1,161 | 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 over 2 years ago | 1 | 2,003 | 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 over 2 years ago | 0 | 1,849 | 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 over 2 years ago | 5 | 1,333 | 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 over 2 years ago | 1 | 2,522 | 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 over 2 years ago | 3 | 2,391 | 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 over 2 years ago | 1 | 2,320 | 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 over 2 years ago | 0 | 3,245 | 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 | 3,904 | 12

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

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A Lending Library (shipping and other troubles in the holyland)

by hagitkeysar almost 3 years ago | 0 | 2,271 | 3

I am writing this research note to start thinking and planning how to solve the problems with shi...

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Wetland Watchers July 2015

by eustatic almost 3 years ago | 5 | 1,969 | 2

We want to map the St Charles Parish [West LaBranche Shoreline Protection](http://sonris-www.d...

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New Orleans Map Viewing Party

by stevie almost 3 years ago | 1 | 2,590 | 0

**Public Lab is celebrating the end of a community project aimed to map eight water restoration s...

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Mapping the Sweetwater Festival in Rolla, British Columbia

by ann almost 3 years ago | 0 | 2,475 | 0

On June 13, 2015, I led a balloon mapping workshop at the Sweetwater 905 Arts and Music Festival ...

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KAP comes first

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,726 | 2

This week Bre Pettis left Stratasys, two years after Stratasys bought MakerBot, the 3D printer co...

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