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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Barataria 2014: April 19th Southwings 10 sites

by eustatic over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,232 | 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 over 4 years ago | 0 | 1,903 | 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 over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,123 | 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 over 4 years ago | 2 | 4,676 | 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 over 4 years ago | 2 | 4,399 | 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 over 4 years ago | 0 | 3,170 | 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 over 4 years ago | 3 | 2,680 | 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 over 4 years ago | 2 | 3,679 | 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 New Contributor over 4 years ago | 7 | 4,585 | 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 over 4 years ago | 2 | 2,179 | 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 over 4 years ago | 5 | 4,906 | 1

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

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Mapping 10km2

by gonzoearth over 4 years ago | 6 | 3,527 | 5

I updated the Mapping Curriculum with a [note about larger extent mapping](http://publiclab.org/w...

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The Redstone Rig is ready

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 2 | 4,903 | 6

I started designing this aerial photography rig at Christmas when I got access to one of the Make...

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Jornada de documentación y exploración colectiva del territorio

by 7enproceso New Contributor over 4 years ago | 0 | 3,424 | 3

Hemos organizado una jornada exploradora documentadora en els Clots, lugar situado en la Valldign...

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Hosting a Successful Balloon Mapping Community Workshop

by Holden over 4 years ago | 1 | 2,441 | 6

Last weekend Chris Walley of MIT and myself had the opportunity of directing a small workshop ...

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Talk at the "Emerging ICT for Citizens’ Veillance" workshop in Ispra (Italy)

by pablo over 4 years ago | 0 | 3,016 | 2

Thanks to the workshop [Mapping with balloons in Castellón and building community](http://publicl...

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Mapknitter Annotations (GSOC)

by mathew over 4 years ago | 5 | 3,639 | 0

There is no single page to find all the work we've done thinking about map annotations. I want t...

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Raspberry Pi Camera Rig

by SeanKMcGinnis over 4 years ago | 3 | 7,666 | 4

I have been playing with the Raspberry Pi for a while now and I thought it was about time to docu...

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Floating camera rig

by eustatic over 4 years ago | 7 | 4,465 | 4

I want to be able to recover the memory when the camera gets wet from flying over wetlands, an...

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Estimating Volume and Weight of Petroleum Waste Piles in Southeast Chicago

by Holden over 4 years ago | 8 | 5,216 | 5

This is an updated version of [this research note](http://publiclab.org/notes/Sara/01-24-2014/met...

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3D printed mapping rigs

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 4 | 4,966 | 1

Above: Public Lab's MakerBot 3D printer in Vermont has been busy. . At SNOWFEST I introdu...

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Barataria 2014: II February 16th

by eustatic over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,236 | 1

These are the [Patagonia ](http://publiclab.org/notes/Shannon/09-20-2013/patagonia-clothing-co...

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Mapping with balloons in Castellón and building community (results)

by pablo over 4 years ago | 13 | 4,517 | 5

At Basurama we were invited to participate in an art exhibition in the EA...

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NVDI with canon a2500

by gpenzo over 4 years ago | 5 | 6,287 | 0

My goal is to make nvdi images of farmland. Hopefully the quality will be good enough to help fa...

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