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

by hagitkeysar about 3 years ago | 0 | 2,277 | 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 about 3 years ago | 5 | 1,986 | 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 about 3 years ago | 1 | 2,608 | 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 about 3 years ago | 0 | 2,487 | 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 about 3 years ago | 0 | 1,730 | 2

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

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Prince George Mapping Workshop

by ann about 3 years ago | 11 | 2,178 | 1

Aerial images, taken where you need them, when you need them, can be powerful tools. Imagine bein...

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Sweetwater Festival Mapping Workshop

by ann about 3 years ago | 0 | 1,531 | 0

Public Lab will be leading a mapping workshop at the annual Sweetwater 905 Arts Festival in Rolla...

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June Mapping Picnic

by stevie about 3 years ago | 2 | 2,226 | 0

Join us for an afternoon of canoeing, mapping, picnicking and learning about Wetland Watch...

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Mobius cameras and smaller balloons

by warren about 3 years ago | 7 | 2,576 | 11

I've been curious about how little helium it'd take to lift a Möbius camera as we've been using f...

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The Magic Behind MapKnitter: Leaflet.DistortableImage

by justinmanley about 3 years ago | 4 | 3,249 | 5

Leaflet.DistortableImage is a new plugin...

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New Orleans City Park Mapping

by stevie over 3 years ago | 5 | 2,012 | 0

Public Lab will be hosting a DIY aerial mapping field trip and workshop **Saturday May 30th from ...

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Bayou Bienvenue Mapping!

by stevie over 3 years ago | 3 | 1,886 | 0

May 23rd, Public Lab is partnering up with the [Backyard Gardener's Network](http://backyardgarde...

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Presentación de resultados de “Cartografia aèria de barri” en Barcelona

by pablo over 3 years ago | 1 | 3,413 | 4

El sábado 25 de abril 2015 se presentan los resultados de “Cartografía de Barrio”, unos talleres ...

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April 12 Newtown Creek balloon mapping pics

by liz over 3 years ago | 2 | 2,806 | 0

Willis shows the camera rig: [![IMG_4864.JPG](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000...

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Newtown Creek Workshop with Balloon Photography

by nameiswillis New Contributor over 3 years ago | 2 | 1,682 | 3

http://www.newtowncreekalliance.org/april-12th-north-henry-st-workshop/ Please join the Newt...

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The KAPtery marches on

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 5 | 1,838 | 5

After a year of 3D printing camera rigs for aerial mapping, I would have expected to be bored. In...

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a history of crediting contributions

by mathew over 3 years ago | 3 | 2,972 | 4

photo credit @Stevie, [Washington University students build camera rigs.](/notes/stevie/09-12-201...

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Talleres de Fotografía de bajo coste desde el aire en Madrid

by pablo over 3 years ago | 2 | 2,698 | 2

Fotografía de bajo coste desde el aire es un proyecto educativo que para enseñar técnicas de ...

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Dvorichansky National Park in Ukraine, our test ground for balloon-mapping

by Alex_the_Ukrainian over 3 years ago | 1 | 2,631 | 3

Main image above: Northern part of the Dvorichansky national park – aspect from the chalk hill to...

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Kharkiv' DIY egg-shaped balloons

by Alex_the_Ukrainian over 3 years ago | 1 | 2,874 | 4

Today I upload some more detailed photos of the DIY egg-shaped balloon. The first test sample was...

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Balloon mapping in Eastern Ukraine

by Alex_the_Ukrainian over 3 years ago | 10 | 1,354 | 4

are underway here in Kharkiv, Ukraine [ref_1], by me and my friends. I want to report these – ...

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GeoPhilly Balloon Mapping Workshop - April 22nd, 2015

by SeanKMcGinnis over 3 years ago | 0 | 1,679 | 1

The Philadelphia Chapter will be co-hosting our second ...

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Announcing MapKnitter 2.0

by warren over 3 years ago | 1 | 10,941 | 7

Hello, mapmakers! The Web Working Group has just launched the final version of MapKnitter 2, i...

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