New, better organized Data page, new maps
A new map is up as of a couple days ago which you might not have seen:
This is before oil hits, but look at the notes on Flickr, there's a BP
station in the map, booms at the end of the pier (NOAA imagery isn't good
enough to show that) and of course a Waffle House:
This and all our other maps are now online at a shiny new page:
There's also a new way to contribute to the project: it's called MapMill, and it's basically a Hot or Not for our oil spill imagery. We spend a lot of time sorting through imagery to find good, clear, straight-down images, and we're asking everyone to chip in a bit of their time to speed this process up:
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We'll send you an 20x30 poster of any photo from our public domain dataset and we'll write your name on one of our helium tanks in big fancy letters!
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We'll write about you in a blog post, put your name on an entire mappng kit (bag, reel, balloon, kite, and helium tank), and send you a 20x30 poster of any image from our public domain dataset.
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We'll assemble a custom Grassroots Mapping Kit (sans helium - just go to Party City!) of the finest materials, pack it up and send it to you. If you're within a couple hours driving distance of one of us, we'll even come out and show you how to use it!
- (24 days)