A busy week in the community including a compelling story of grassroots mapping in Uganda and some amazing spectrometry research.
June 2 Science Hack Day NYC: balloon mapping workshop A NYC a local event that is part of World Science Hack Day, which coincides with both the World Science Festival and National Day of Civic Hacking.
Mapping Incredible report on the using balloon mapping by the JuaKali Craft Village in Kampala, Uganda to temporarily stall eviction proceedings.
Mapping an Atlantic coastal restoration site at Folly Beach, South Carolina
Why worry about flying your camera when you can simply stick a really long pole in the air!
Using the Spectroscope for Analysis of Concentration (Beer's Law). Great writeup on using the PLOTS desktop spectrometer and the spectralworkbench.org to determine the concentration of an unknown sample.