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New York City

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The New York / New Jersey metropolitan region is home to several projects with many partnering organizations, community groups, and individuals.

Gowanus Canal Mapping

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is conducting environmental investigations in the Gowanus Canal sub-watershed by using balloon mapping to capture aerial imagery once per season over the past year. We are also flying a stereo camera rig to collect infrared imagery. We are documenting patterns/concentrations of vegetation or possible contaminants, and we are documenting the stormwater retention design interventions that the GCC is installing along the canal edge. Together with

The New School Geo Club is a newly formed student group that has been active mapping occupation patterns in Washington Square Park among other sites.

See pictures from the October 2010 workshop held at Union Square with Parsons The New School for Design: