Kite Mapping

Kite mapping is similar to balloon mapping, but uses kites to lift cameras to take aerial photographs. With kites and a 5-20 mph wind, many of the objectives of balloon mapping are possible without helium or balloons. If you want to map a site with consistent winds, you may be in luck!

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DIY Mini Kite Kit first flight

by mathew about 2 years ago | 2 | 1,468 | 6

Inspired by @PatCoyle's look at [small, cheap parafoil kites for mapping,](/notes/patcoyle/07-20...

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Kite aerial photography in China

by Shizi about 2 years ago | 4 | 1,133 | 5

对于我来说,在2015年12月之前,对于风筝的印象仅限于小时候偶尔几次的拽着风筝跑。而对于风筝航拍则完全是2015年12月时我们几个爱玩的小伙伴与Liz一起在广西桂林做的航拍尝试。...

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PL with FA @ Venice Bienalle

by hagitkeysar about 2 years ago | 2 | 1,209 | 6

I have had a really huge opportunity to join the work of the curator Debby Farber from the Israel...

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Stormy O. Weathers' Horned Allison- towards a kite wind speed meter

by mathew over 2 years ago | 0 | 1,221 | 1

Over the past three years me and @Ecta64 have posted a few notes investigating [using a kite itse...

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Tiny boost

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 0 | 901 | 0

*Above: Stereographic projection of a spherical panorama stitched from 40 photos taken by a Canon...

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Plenty boost

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 0 | 1,500 | 2

Switching regulators can change the voltage supplied by a battery to a higher or lower level. The...

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Mapping Rural Alberta's Wetlands

by Rural New Contributor over 2 years ago | 13 | 976 | 3

Alberta, Canada, has a great deal of land area in wetlands and has fairly strong laws in place t...

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Rig refinement

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 2 | 912 | 2

*Above: Detail of the base of a camera tray displayed in the slicing program Simplify3D. I placed...

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quick and dirty lanyard attachment for mobius camera

by tonyc over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,281 | 1

provide a failsafe attachment to a mobius camera for aerial photography applications One des...

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config file for kits mobius cameras

by tonyc over 2 years ago | 2 | 1,183 | 3

settle on the best default configuration for shipping Mobius ActionCam cameras for use in aerial...

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Converging on an 1886 viewpoint

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 2 | 1,290 | 2

*Above: Little planet projection of an aerial panorama stitched from 25 photos taken by a Canon S...

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On being doomed to repeat historical lithographs

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 3 | 2,153 | 4

*Above: Little planet projection of a panorama stitched from 22 photos taken from the wrong place...

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Mapping Experiment Llactalab Cuenca Ecuador day 1

by sebasvanegasb New Contributor almost 3 years ago | 3 | 1,466 | 2

El sistema es bueno pero sobre todo para fuera de las ciudades, donde haya suficiente espacio par...

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Kite => GPS => Explicate

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,336 | 2

Above: Little planet projection of a 23 photo panorama of Bristol, VT. October 30, 2015. Bet...

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Cloudy Bright

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,242 | 2

*Above: Stereographic projection of a half-spherical panorama of Vergennes stitched from 23 photo...

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Uncontrolled reentry

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 3 | 1,648 | 2

*Above: Stereographic projection of a panorama stitched from 22 photos taken by a Canon S100 on a...

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Power to the SkyShield

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 5 | 2,322 | 0

*Above: The dreaded result when the SkyShield batteries get too low to drive the servos correctly...

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Middle Planet

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,461 | 2

*Above: Stereographic projection of a spherical KAP panorama from a few hundred feet above the ce...

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The Orb of Salisbury

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 3 | 1,969 | 0

*Above: The big white buildings are Maple Meadow Farm in Salisbury, Vermont. The longer ones hous...

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Return to Planet LEAFFEST

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 0 | 1,949 | 1

*Above: Dramatic differences in the surface of Planet LEAFFEST have been documented by repeat fly...

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Nighthawk panoramas

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 4 | 1,566 | 5

*Above: Planet LEAFFEST. A stereographic projection of a half spherical panorama above Lone Rock ...

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PFK Nighthawk debut at LEAFFEST

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 1 | 2,225 | 2

Above: A Nighthawk Delta from Paul's Fishing Kites flying in Vermont today. I had a brand ...

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Community Mapping to Reevaluate Space in a Refugee Camp

by gretchengehrke almost 3 years ago | 0 | 3,266 | 2

image by Claudia Martinez Mansell _see related note: http://publiclab.org/notes/claudsmm/08...

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Lessons from mapping Bourj Al Shamali refugee camp in Lebanon

by clauds almost 3 years ago | 11 | 3,936 | 12

##Background on the project Bourj Al Shamali is located 3 km east of Tyre in south Lebano...

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