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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KAP Test for Invasives Monitoring Project

by ajawitz over 4 years ago | 27 | 4,849 | 2

I want to successfully complete all steps of a grassroots mapping workflow in order to put tog...

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Bayou St John, first sproutings and west protection berm

by eustatic over 4 years ago | 4 | 2,016 | 2

Bright summer day, little wind, but big kite and reel power equals map big PL kit k...

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Titan 2 IR

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 5 | 5,450 | 5

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

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Kite Mapping on the Kill Van Kull

by melissachecker New Contributor over 4 years ago | 1 | 1,806 | 1

The North Shore Waterfront Conservancy of Staten Island is partnering with Public Lab and NY/NJ B...

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Join us for the Raritan Bay Festival Kite / Balloon mapping! Saturday June 28th, Staten Island

by gwirth over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,246 | 1

Join SCAPE landscape architecture and community volunteers to map the Conference House Park sho...

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Jamaica Bay Marsh Planting

by gwirth over 4 years ago | 0 | 2,404 | 4

[![JB_Mapping.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/004/654/medium/JB_Mapping.jp...

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June 1 Jamaica Bay wetland planting photography

by liz over 4 years ago | 0 | 1,749 | 0

Image courtesy the American Littoral Society **This event is posted on behalf of [Gena Wirth...

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iFarm aeries

by cfastie over 4 years ago | 1 | 3,582 | 2

Above: Severine flying the Redstone Rig. . On Saturday afternoon at IFarm last weekend,...

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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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Social & Technical Problems of Mother's Day Grassroots Mapping

by eymund over 4 years ago | 1 | 4,071 | 4

Mother's Day, 11 May 2014 Abigail and Eymund tested Public Lab's new 7 ft Delta Kite in Pr...

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Another example: using free SFM tools to model Saugus Inc. Ash Landfill

by patcoyle over 4 years ago | 2 | 3,238 | 4

Continue to explore use of free Surface From Motion (SFM) tools for autostitching aerial images...

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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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Delta St John: continued plantings

by eustatic over 4 years ago | 6 | 2,044 | 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 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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Kite mapping in Far Rockaway, Queens

by jenmansta New Contributor over 4 years ago | 3 | 3,248 | 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 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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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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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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Delta St John: first plantings and bobcat work

by eustatic over 4 years ago | 6 | 2,105 | 3

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

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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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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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