Interview: # of words (500-700 or 1400/2000) -- jeff does typographic magic, shannon cuts or tries to
June 3rd -ish launch date for online archive
Jeff has to format the individual map pages with an embedded viewer, Cartographer and Mapper notes, etc.
consider nice embedded map interface like this example: http://mapbox.com/#/tileset/natural-earth-2
Stewart will begin inputting the maps collection into the system
accuracy statement? -- “what makes this map unique?”, “how does this compare to other maps?”, scale and precision, something about subjectivity...
Kickstarter for Grassroots Mapping “Oil Maps” exhibition, etc:
Ask for 20k? 25?
$300? some level where you get to host the exhibition in a space of your choosing. This must be worth the cost of shipping
Shipping the prints: $? find out cost; estimate $50x # of locations?
Printing with UV-resistant dyes on recyclable Tyvek: $1500
Printing a couple print map editions: $2000
Map archival preparation, publishing, server costs
A book of essays and 12 maps in a printed collection, (printing as we go, later approaching a publisher)
Digital copies in libraries
a MapMill kiosk and/or a map viewing installation
Jeff needs to announce P&C spectrometer on the mailing list - with link to purchase
Dan Paluska -- infrared adapted cameras for his Kickstarter timelapse project at local organic farms in Somerville MA area -- public domain data, ~$200 for cameras (Jeff will fund, or we’ll look for a minifunder)
agree upon and post the Creative Commons licenses for the site & materials
Mikel’s questions about UNICEF & JA
Jeff needs to call JA and clear things up, and make sure that this really is/would be a grassroots mapping balloon mapping project, and not an attempt to get us to do Map Kibera
Shirley- waiting still, contacted her this week, been waiting 3 weeks, possible restructuring
PLOTS: the organization
Mathew followup on decision making -- need to agree on a technology (selectricity or google docs, or what) and a set of thresholds for what levels of majority are needed for what types of decisions
Adam and Jeff need to decide on and enforce a survey of the future deadline
Conference at Harvard - Liz, Leif & Jeff: http://gis.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k235&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup110805
9am presentation by jeff, Saturday workshop by Liz, Leif
Feb shannon/adam flight work this week
getting prepared document (Plan your trip page), this week.
Next staff meeting at noon eastern on Friday, May 6th 2011