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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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Balloon Mapping at Faculty of Science, Olomouc, Czech Republic

by JirkaPanek almost 4 years ago | 2 | 2,909 | 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 almost 4 years ago | 5 | 5,421 | 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 almost 4 years ago | 3 | 2,199 | 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 almost 4 years ago | 2 | 2,362 | 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 almost 4 years ago | 3 | 3,194 | 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 almost 4 years ago | 5 | 2,597 | 3

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

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Super Redstone

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 3 | 3,408 | 3

I took a new super-red Infragram camera for a test flight yesterday over a field that was scarred...

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

by mathew about 4 years ago | 7 | 5,476 | 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 about 4 years ago | 3 | 2,655 | 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 about 4 years ago | 4 | 1,768 | 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 about 4 years ago | 1 | 4,100 | 0

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

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Double Faucet Cover Rig for or infragram

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 5 | 3,314 | 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 about 4 years ago | 1 | 2,074 | 2

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

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Barataria 2014: April 19th Southwings 10 sites

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 0 | 2,212 | 2

[KXPY](http://www.wunderground.com/history/airport/KXPY/2014/4/19/DailyHistory.html?req_city=NA&r...

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Barataria 2014: IV March 21st

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 0 | 1,896 | 0

[KXPY](http://www.wunderground.com/history/airport/KXPY/2014/3/21/DailyHistory.html?req_city=N...

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Barataria 2014: III February 27th

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 0 | 2,110 | 0

http://www.wunderground.com/history/airport/KXPY/2014/2/27/DailyHistory.html?req_city=NA&req_s...

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Pierre's plastic Picavet

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 2 | 4,655 | 0

I have been positioning the [Redstone Rig]( http://publiclab.org/notes/cfastie/03-27-2014/the-red...

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New KAP'n Hook

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 2 | 4,377 | 2

I destroyed some more 3D printed parts in the guise of science today. This time I put a spring ba...

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mapping urban biosphere in Jerusalem

by hagitkeysar about 4 years ago | 0 | 3,160 | 1

As part of a joint project named "Maree-Makom" (Hebrew for Reference, literal translation is See ...

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AMS Science Club: Toxics Skycrane + Projected Impacts

by donblair about 4 years ago | 3 | 2,656 | 1

Solicit help from Amherst Middle School Science Club students in designing an implementation o...

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Union Square MBTA Mapping

by kgradow1 about 4 years ago | 2 | 3,650 | 2

On Sunday April 6 seven of us met up in Union Square to map the proposed MBTA development site...

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Mapping the NVCC campus using a flower pot as a camera rig

by gustrow about 4 years ago | 7 | 4,556 | 4

This was part of my internship project at the Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC), where ...

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Balloon mapping at the Department of Development Studies, Olomouc, Czech Republic

by JirkaPanek about 4 years ago | 2 | 2,170 | 1

As a part of my course Participatory GIS at the [Department of Development Studies, Palacky Univ...

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KAP'n Hook fail

by cfastie about 4 years ago | 5 | 4,892 | 1

Peter Bults of KAPshop generously sent me a message when he saw the 3D pri...

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