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.

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June 16th, 2010 by Jeffrey Warren

This work is dedicated to the Public Domain as well as under the CC0 waiver. For the complete data catalog, including notes, trip leaders, etc, see our Google Spreadsheet.


To the extent possible under law, the Louisiana Bucket Brigade
has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to
Grassroots Mapping data of the BP Oil Spill.
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United States.