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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The Titan 2 Rig

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 1 | 4,094 | 0

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

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Double Faucet Cover Rig for or infragram

by eustatic almost 4 years ago | 5 | 3,308 | 0

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

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Delta St John: continued plantings

by eustatic almost 4 years ago | 6 | 2,030 | 2

A simple mapping update to the wetlands at the mouth of Bayou St John, for the Biodiversity witho...

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Barataria 2014: III February 27th

by eustatic almost 4 years ago | 0 | 2,104 | 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 almost 4 years ago | 2 | 4,628 | 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 almost 4 years ago | 2 | 4,362 | 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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Kite mapping in Far Rockaway, Queens

by jenmansta almost 4 years ago | 3 | 3,168 | 2

Objective Document the current conditions of Arverne East in Far Rockaway, Queens, a sit...

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Union Square MBTA Mapping

by kgradow1 almost 4 years ago | 2 | 3,619 | 2

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

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KAP'n Hook fail

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 5 | 4,883 | 1

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

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The Redstone Rig is ready

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 2 | 4,859 | 6

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

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Delta St John: first plantings and bobcat work

by eustatic almost 4 years ago | 6 | 2,093 | 3

east side - four cuts, one filled, plus bags for plantings. west side -excavations with...

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Floating camera rig

by eustatic almost 4 years ago | 7 | 4,414 | 4

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

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3D printed mapping rigs

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 4 | 4,891 | 1

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

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Coulee Baker: documenting a DIY bayou in the Bayou St John "delta"

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 1 | 2,247 | 1

Continue to document the establishment of the wetland restoration at the mouth of bayou st jo...

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Barataria 2014: I February 9th

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 8 | 3,361 | 2

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

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New Orleans City Park Stormwater wetland

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 4 | 3,802 | 2

does the city park stormwater wetland put rain flood water where we want it? Make a kite ma...

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NVDI with canon a2500

by gpenzo about 4 years ago | 5 | 6,220 | 1

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

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Jakarta Flood Kite Mapping

by Willie about 4 years ago | 4 | 2,596 | 4

I work with a network of environmental journalists and we make maps. We sourced flooding data ...

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Kite Fisheye Photos of Bayou St John restoration

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 0 | 2,326 | 1

Take aerials of Bayou St John, as ever. Initial winter plantings have been done, more because...

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Double Delta kite in low wind out at Lake Pontchartrain

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 1 | 3,482 | 0

Jordan Macha and Scott Eustis were messing around with kites in St Charles and Orleans Parishe...

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Grand Isle Sand Spit 2 Jan 2014

by eustatic about 4 years ago | 10 | 2,807 | 2

Matt Prendergast, Scott Eustis, and Julia Lightner flew kites on and Grand Isle and Elmer's o...

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Pajaro Dunes KAP with Public Lab Kite kit Delta

by patcoyle about 4 years ago | 1 | 3,624 | 0

Continue flying Public Lab Kite kit Delta. Image below shows SX260HS in juice bottle rig with ...

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"where do the maps go?"

by hagitkeysar over 4 years ago | 4 | 5,788 | 4

I wanted to share some thoughts that became clearer to me now, a month or so after the barn raisi...

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Rulers Bar Island Wetland mapping

by gwirth over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,260 | 2

Eymund and I from NY Public Lab took a quick visit out to Jamaica Bay this weekend, to check out ...

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