Grassroots Mapping is a series of participatory mapping projects involving communities in cartographic dispute. Seeking to invert the traditional power structure of cartography, the grassroots mappers used helium balloons and kites to loft their own “community satellites” made with inexpensive digital cameras.

Grassroots map imagery of BP oil spill: raw data now online

May 8th, 2010 by Jeffrey Warren

Hi, all – as promised, here’s the raw data:

Port Fourchon on Friday May 7th: fri-7-may-fourchon.zip (~500mB)

(Captured by Oliver, Cassandra, Karen, Emily, others on a boat provided by the Greater Lafourche Port Commission and Priority5)

Chandeleur islands on Saturday May 8th: sat-8-may-plane-flight.zip (~500mB)

(Captured by Stewart Long on a plane provided by the Louisiana Environmental Action Network/LEAN)

This work is dedicated to the Public Domain.

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