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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Philadelphia Night Market Balloon Flight

by SeanKMcGinnis about 4 years ago | 0 | 2,538 | 2

Last night was the Philadelphia Night Market and we were ...

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Titan 2 IR flight

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 2 | 3,783 | 3

I took a new Titan 2 IR rig for a test flight yesterday. I flew the Fled kite over a clearing whe...

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MapKnitter Annotations: Interface Refactoring

by justinmanley about 4 years ago | 23 | 2,234 | 4

I am working to add rich annotation functionality to MapKnitter as part of Google Summer of Co...

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Android smartphone/Python Script to capture images from a balloon.

by LummiGIS New Contributor about 4 years ago | 2 | 7,708 | 1

We used an old Android smartphone, the Scripting Language for Android (SL4A), and Python to auto ...

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exposure settings to balloon mapping

by mjain26 about 4 years ago | 2 | 2,355 | 2

When conducting my [youth balloon mapping workshop](http://publiclab.org/notes/mjain26/07-28-201...

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Youth Balloon Mapping Workshop Complete!

by mjain26 about 4 years ago | 2 | 1,808 | 2

I created a balloon mapping workshop for youth. I spent about a month creating the cirricul...

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Phragmites Landfill Invasion

by nicholas about 4 years ago | 8 | 3,058 | 3

[![14492363527_79de851513_k.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/005/376/medi...

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EPA and Public Lab Revitalize Urban Waters in New Orleans

by Shannon over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,116 | 1

_Below is a Press Release issued from EPA Region (original release can be found [here](http://yos...

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Make a $25 minimal-helium balloon mapping rig

by natevw over 4 years ago | 8 | 3,154 | 2

[![808 keychain mini-camera](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/005/115/medium/__...

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Youth Balloon Mapping Workshop (second draft)

by mjain26 over 4 years ago | 2 | 1,799 | 0

Here is the link...

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LA River: balloon mapping for community building

by mlamadrid over 4 years ago | 2 | 3,669 | 3

On May 24 2014, Lila Higgins, Kat Superfisky, Ken Grinde and I (Maria Lamadrid) flew a helium bal...

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Youth Balloon Mapping Workshop

by mjain26 over 4 years ago | 8 | 1,924 | 1

My name is Meghan Jain. I am working with the Civic Lab in Chicago. I want to create a workshop ...

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Balloon Mapping at Faculty of Science, Olomouc, Czech Republic

by JirkaPanek over 4 years ago | 2 | 2,925 | 2

In April 2014 I tried my first balloon mapping attempt with my students, as a part of Participat...

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Titan 2 IR

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 5 | 5,451 | 5

Once again I have been remiss in field testing the aerial camera rigs that I have been designing ...

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Barataria 2014: VI June 12th

by eustatic over 4 years ago | 3 | 2,211 | 1

[KXPY](http://www.wunderground.com/history/airport/KXPY/2014/6/12/DailyHistory.html?req_city=N...

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civil architecture and open hardware

by hagitkeysar over 4 years ago | 2 | 2,390 | 3

I was really happy to receive a confirmation that the proposal I wrote with Liat Brix was accepte...

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oblique aerials from GoPro + PublicLab balloon mapping kit

by gonzoearth over 4 years ago | 3 | 3,219 | 5

Early Saturday morning balloon mapping at Coit Tower and Telegraph Hill in San Francisco with Sto...

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Tips on Sorting on Windows, including re-naming filenames

by eustatic over 4 years ago | 5 | 2,625 | 3

During the Barataria work, mapknitters have found that sorting the images from flights to be a...

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PLOS One: KAP for... Multi-Spectral Mapping of Intertidal Landscapes

by mathew over 4 years ago | 7 | 5,487 | 0

An article on [two-camera NDVI in intertidal mapping from PLOS One](http://www.plosone.org/articl...

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Taller / caminata: tierras baldías y forma exterior de la ciudad

by agustinserisuelo New Contributor over 4 years ago | 3 | 2,666 | 2

TIERRAS BALDÍAS Y FORMA EXTERIOR DE LA CIUDAD Se plantea una experiencia colectiva y participa...

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Hope in Bloom: Hope in Balloon

by stevie over 4 years ago | 4 | 1,774 | 1

On Tuesday April 29th, Liz and myself met with El Puente Green Light District for their event “Ho...

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The Titan 2 Rig

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 1 | 4,126 | 0

The Infragram camera makes capturing aerial photos for in...

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Double Faucet Cover Rig for or infragram

by eustatic over 4 years ago | 5 | 3,326 | 0

re-make the faucet cover rig for infragram, using the same kind of parts. <img src="http...

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Hope in Bloom in the Southside of Williamsburg!

by AnushaV New Contributor over 4 years ago | 1 | 2,084 | 2

On Tuesday, April 29th, El Puente's [Green Light District](http://elpuente...

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