In the Public Lab community newsletter this week, grab your issue of the Grassroots Mapping Forum focused on the New York Public Lab chapter, join other Public Labbers in Austin and New Orleans for meet-ups in March and get in on pre-testing oil sampling kits. Enjoy!
If you missed the announcement earlier this week, we’re excited to let you all know that the Public Lab nonprofit has received support to begin work on a project around sand frac mining.
Save the Date Austin! We’ll be having a meet-up in Austin at Easy Tiger on March 10th beginning at 5pm. More information coming soon. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Save the Date Gulf Coast! The Gulf Coast Public Lab Chapter will be hosting a get together in New Orleans on Tuesday evening, March 18th to discuss plans and upcoming projects for 2014 in the Gulf Coast region (plus eat/drink/be merry in the normal Public Lab style). More information coming on the email@example.com list.
Public Lab partner, Toxics Action Center will be hosting their annual conference this upcoming weekend on March 2nd.
If you missed the 2014 Citizen Cyberscience Science, check out the Twitter run-down of the weekend.
New and ongoing projects
Gowanus aerial mapping leads to “mapping a human scaled world” as discussed by Public Labber, Eymund Diegel.
Check out a note on “documenting a DIY bayou in the Bayou St. John Delta” where Public Labbers and wetlands scientists are documenting the establishment of a wetlands restoration site with kite mapping.
Research Note highlights
History: the first aerial photographers of New Orleans (posted by eustatic)
Initial NDVI results from A1200 with internal Wratten 25 (posted by patcoyle)
As always, if anything was missed, please post a research note or email the list. Have a great weekend, Shannon