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New York City

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Several groups in the NYC area are using PLOTS tools including balloon mapping to document at-risk ecological sites.

Gowanus Canal Mapping

New York City is home to "Grassroots Mapping Gowanus" which is conducting a monitoring project of the Gowanus Canal cleanup.

Stitched map by Stewart Long

Stitched map by Stewart Long

gowanus_CanoeRun by Carlos Yusitis

The Gowametta

We are working on a stereo camera rig for collecting infrared imagery which can reveal patterns/concentrations of vegetation or possible contaminants.

Another regional project is Grassroots Newark, focused on development and community issues on both sides of the Passaic River:

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 a recent workshop held at Union Square with Parsons and Lang at The New School: