# Map archive map-archive

Maps: open data from balloon and kite photography ### Do-It-Yourself "satellite" imagery These maps were largely made by [taking photos from balloons and kites](/balloon-mapping), a technique adopted and refined by Public Lab contributors. Make one yourself and it can be featured here. [map:tag:map-archive:43:-71] View all maps at #map-archive **** ## A grassroots data archive This archive represents the collective work of our community to provide an alternative source for aerial imagery, and to highlight issues of environmental and social concern with Do-It-Yourself tools. The archive provides: * A permanent, backed up archive * A place to advocate around your data * A space to discuss and understand the maps ## How to contribute Most of the maps in this archive were made in [MapKnitter](https://mapknitter.org), a free and open source tool created by Public Lab contributors to turn aerial photos into maps. To add your open source map to the archive, provide some background and to tell the story of your map in a note, then tag it with map-archive. Creative Commons and Public Domain maps are [both accepted](/licenses). [notes:grid:map-archive] ...

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tokofurniture "Best Indonesian Furniture https://www.aghafurniture.com " | Read more » over 3 years ago
andreasjuul "Very cool. " | Read more » almost 7 years ago
papkarzakka "it's very nice " | Read more » over 7 years ago
herszel "very interesting " | Read more » over 7 years ago
warren "https://mapknitter.org/maps/tuckaway-farm " | Read more » over 7 years ago
OgeidRG "What were your platform and your camera that you used? " | Read more » over 7 years ago
eustatic " " | Read more » over 7 years ago
liz "Anyone know where the original image set is for this map? Thanks! " | Read more » over 7 years ago
jmlong "Oh ok, thanks. Is there any chance I could get the raw images if they're still floating around anywhere? It would be much appreciated. Jeff " | Read more » over 7 years ago
cfastie "Sorry, I don't remember the details of this process. NDVI should range from -1 to +1. Blue should be the lowest values, and red the highest. So fro..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
jmlong "Could you specify the color scale used, i.e. what was the number range that spanned from blue to red? " | Read more » over 7 years ago
SeanyC "Hi there, I'm currently trying to use this image as part of a tutorial in QGIS and can't seem to get the link to work? there doesn't seem to be a ...." | Read more » almost 8 years ago
eustatic "Things that are great about this photo: Digital Globe has clouds over the land on this date, demonstrating that balloon mapping beats clouds. a W..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
eustatic "Tracking this area, here the ERMA max oiling map http://gomex.erma.noaa.gov/erma.html#/x=-90.39528&y=29.28989&z=13&layers=16169 " | Read more » over 8 years ago
Kshatrya "The building with the parking lot and circle is new to me. I see canoes or kayaks, was this taken during a Dragon Boat meet? " | Read more » over 8 years ago
eustatic "southwings.org, thanks " | Read more » over 8 years ago
eustatic "Paul Tilley " | Read more » over 8 years ago
eustatic "Scott Eustis, Jordan Macha, Anna Dvorak, Grace Morris, and Jody Donewar, mappers " | Read more » over 8 years ago
eustatic "Scott Eustis, Richie Blink, Marie Gould, Lindsay Pick, Alexis Baldera mappers " | Read more » over 8 years ago
eustatic "Scott Eustis, Grace Morris, Jordan Macha, Anna Dvorak, Jody Donewar Stewart Long " | Read more » over 8 years ago
eustatic "include in publication as a postiive story for BN5 " | Read more » over 8 years ago
eustatic "This should be BH2 " | Read more » over 8 years ago