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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Urban Restoration Mapping Trip - Bayou Bienvenue Wetland Triangle

by geraldmc almost 4 years ago | 7 | 3,304 | 1

Share stuff from the Urban Waters Mapping Blitz this past weekend; talk a bit about Bayou Bien...

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Public Lab workshops at International Conference of Crisis Mappers

by liz almost 4 years ago | 6 | 2,912 | 0

**Thursday November 6, there are all day Public Lab workshops leading up to the International Con...

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Decolonized Skies at Apexart

by liz almost 4 years ago | 0 | 2,002 | 3

http://apexart.org/events/diy-drones.php **https://www.facebook.com/events/3163393...

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Balloon Mapping Public Space Usage at a Pop-Up Park in Philadelphia

by manetomapping almost 4 years ago | 0 | 1,228 | 2

In 2013 the City of Philadelphia turned a parking lot surrounded by a traffic circle (Eakins Ova...

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next attempts at dye tracing

by liz almost 4 years ago | 5 | 3,120 | 2

September 27, 2014 This note documents Eymund's dye tracing experiments at two sites. ...

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GLAM Event 9/27/14

by yvv almost 4 years ago | 1 | 1,578 | 1

Thank you to everyone who participated in Saturday's GLAM Event, it was a great success! It wa...

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The History of Pigeon Camera Photography

by Kentells New Contributor about 4 years ago | 1 | 1,210 | 3

http://webodysseum.com/history/the-history-of-pigeon-camera-photography/ I found this old link...

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[Method] IR Aerial photograph monitoring and evaluation of terracing restoration

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 0 | 2,530 | 0

Good, Peele, and Bourgeois used CIR in a method of analysis of the success or failure of t...

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Use of velcro ties in Balloon mapping

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 9 | 2,372 | 1

Get past zip ties, and suggest that the cowardly balloon mappers among us use re-useable velcr...

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Washington University visits the Gulf Coast and Maps!

by stevie about 4 years ago | 12 | 2,911 | 3

This week, 11 senior architecture students and their professor from Washington University in St. ...

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New Orleans: Urban Restoration Mapping BLITZ!

by stevie about 4 years ago | 13 | 2,639 | 2

Kicking off of the Public Lab Urban Water Restoration Site Mapping Project! _Meet u...

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Balloon Mapping Bayou Plaquemines

by gkdavis New Contributor about 4 years ago | 1 | 2,527 | 1

This is a map from a 3000 ft high balloon sent up mid day on September 10, 2014. Beautiful weath...

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Fort Bayou Near Infrared Map

by jrokoff New Contributor about 4 years ago | 7 | 1,098 | 0

Yesterday (9/10/14), a group of Wash U students, with Stevie and Scott from Public Lab, went out ...

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Tracks from the WashUstLouis trip to Bayou Plaquemines

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 0 | 1,196 | 0

show folks a research note and the track [![screenshot_map.png](https://i.publiclab.org/sy...

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Sneak Peak Balloon/Kite Photography Event

by nicholas about 4 years ago | 1 | 2,013 | 1

Sneak 'Peak' is a one-day festival celebrating the landfill-to-park conversion happening on St...

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[Reference] Bay Denesse and Plaquemines Bayou aerial photo history 2

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 5 | 3,552 | 2

[![57aNdR_Bay_Denesse_all.gif](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/006/633/medium/...

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[Reference] west bay USGS aerial photography for land change analysis

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 4 | 3,098 | 3

West Bay was one of the original Mississippi River Delta Restoration projects, if not the firs...

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[reference] Redfish report on south shore lake pontchartrain

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 0 | 1,523 | 0

Collect a reference about the importance of wetland habitat for the south shore of lake pontch...

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The LEAFFEST Line

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 2 | 4,454 | 0

LEAFFEST is only a week away, an...

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Getting a high altitude balloon back

by mathew about 4 years ago | 5 | 3,460 | 0

fly a high altitude balloon and get it back. This means tracking where it goes and calling home...

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Odyssey magazine piece on Balloon Mapping

by warren about 4 years ago | 1 | 2,769 | 3

Odyssey Magazine is a kids science magazine, and they ran a whole issue on remote sensing recentl...

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New NDVI colormap

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 26 | 14,325 | 8

NDVI is an index (a unit-free number) related to how much photosynthetic activity is occurring. A...

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New Orleans Training Event!

by stevie about 4 years ago | 3 | 1,794 | 0

At this event, we will learn about Public Lab aerial mapping. We will go over how aerial mapping...

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Sky Cam - User Guide

by mercyorangi about 4 years ago | 5 | 2,826 | 6

The Sky Cam application user guide is elaborated in 4 sections as seen below. If you do not h...

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