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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Folly Beach, SC - a detailed look at a $3 million beach "restoration"

by Adam-Griffith over 5 years ago | 7 | 4,415 | 1

Sand is currently being pumped from a borrow area on the north side of Folly Beach to the shorefa...

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Public Lab NorCal Meetup Fort Mason San Francisco CA

by patcoyle over 5 years ago | 0 | 5,951 | 0

Stewart Long suggested we meet in the parking lot in front of the hostel at Fort Mason as we did ...

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The Scottish National Aerial Photography Scheme

by John_Wells over 5 years ago | 2 | 2,606 | 1

The Scottish National Aerial Photography Scheme (SNAPS) Pilot project officially launched 1st Ma...

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MapKnitter: forcing layer order through larger scale images

by gonzoearth over 5 years ago | 0 | 2,545 | 0

MapKnitter currently has automated control over the layer ordering of the output mosaic. Order is...

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MapKnitter: using the browser for maximun zoom

by gonzoearth over 5 years ago | 2 | 2,787 | 0

MapKnitter has a limit to how far users can zoom in (+) to do stitching. Try using the browse...

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Middlebury Meetup

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 0 | 3,959 | 3

Image above: I made Bill lie on the ground to take this photo of the dual camera infrared rig...

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Kite Mapping Near Pilgrim Power Plant

by karenv over 5 years ago | 3 | 7,207 | 3

Did some kite mapping near the Pilgrim Nuclear Plant on Sat., 4/27. The goal was to get some good...

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Public Lab Aerial Imagery in Google Earth

by gonzoearth over 5 years ago | 0 | 4,317 | 1

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2013 **Public Lab Aerial Imagery in Google...

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Doing it Yourself: Kite-mapping… an activity for the ‘privileged’?

by Cindy_ExCites over 5 years ago | 6 | 5,106 | 3

Kite, check, reel, check, camera, check, SD card & batteries, check, camera rig, check, glove...

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Screening of short film on Public Lab on April 19

by warren over 5 years ago | 0 | 2,134 | 0

(via Caterina Scaramelli) A short roug...

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Kite Mapping in Central America - Waste and Recycling

by eblaine New Contributor over 5 years ago | 1 | 4,445 | 1

El Rama, Nicaragua Since September 2012, I have been working on an existing w...

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CEDAPS realiza Oficina de Mapeamento em Eusébio, Ceará

by ives over 5 years ago | 5 | 2,867 | 2

from: http://www.cedaps.org.br/17922 Original Article: Acon...

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TAC Workshop

by cfastie over 5 years ago | 0 | 2,927 | 0

I learned a lot at the kite mapping workshop I led yesterday for Toxics Action Center in Montpeli...

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Kite Map of the mouth of Bayou St John

by eustatic over 5 years ago | 2 | 2,834 | 1

https://mapknitter.org/maps/mouth-of-bayou-st-john-from-lake-terrace Another map of a "before"...

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Community Aerial Maps on Uni' Posters

by hagitkeysar over 5 years ago | 0 | 2,758 | 3

I am using some beautiful aerial maps created in mapknitter for the design of a series of posters...

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Weeks Bay Kite Training

by eustatic over 5 years ago | 4 | 2,969 | 0

Gulf Gathering 2013 Weeks Bay, Alabama <img src="https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8511/8601606604...

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Swamp Stomp Video

by eustatic over 5 years ago | 1 | 2,392 | 1

Becki and Scott subject themselves to a ravenously cute mob of grade- and high schoolers, who all...

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Tyvek+Bamboo Kite Workshop at Pfizer Building (Brooklyn, NY 6/29-30/2012))

by elainechoi89 over 6 years ago | 1 | 6,865 | 0

Two day Kite building workshop exploring several different types of kites, materials and building...

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Initial experience: SX260HS with gps

by patcoyle over 5 years ago | 6 | 5,525 | 0

I picked up a used Canon SX260HS which has built-in gps ($189.99 including shipping from a seller...

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Bayou Bienvenue Main Outfall Canal Oblique Aerials

by gonzoearth over 5 years ago | 2 | 3,867 | 0

<img width="500" src="http://archive.publiclaboratory.org/gulf-coast/2013-01-17-louisiana-bayou-b...

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Green Slice: shots from kite lesson in Mr Morton's class

by eustatic over 5 years ago | 0 | 2,004 | 0

no wind ...

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August Pine Ridge RC school, Belize mapping session

by patcoyle over 5 years ago | 0 | 4,614 | 1

I met Blanca Torres, the principal, other school staff and the fifth-grade class at the August Pi...

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Vermont Winter Festival, Viewed from a Kite String

by KalynRosenberg New Contributor over 5 years ago | 2 | 5,674 | 1

A kite aerial photography field report **Date of flight: January 27, 2013 Site: North Bra...

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Passenger Pigeon methods: getting your location, the hacky way

by eustatic over 5 years ago | 0 | 1,949 | 0

handheld GPS and phone GPS often does not work during commercial flights. Here are some ideas of ...

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