Active Tectonics, Quantitative Structural Geology and
Kite Photography Page
Research involving the kites
The kite system specs
You can see some very nice images of the Landers earthquake scarp at this link: http://activetectonics.la.asu.edu/Landers/index.html
You can also view kite photographs from the Altyn Tagh Fault Area in Asia at http://activetectonics.la.asu.edu/atf/ATF_kites_99/index.html.
Check out kite photography on the Cholame segment of the San Andreas Fault at http://activetectonics.la.asu.edu/Cholame/.
Go to http://activetectonics.la.asu.edu/atf/cameltrench/ to see kite photography at Camel trench, one of the 2000 Altyn Tagh Fault field sites.
Look at balloon photography of the brush fire scars east of Carefree, AZ at http://activetectonics.la.asu.edu/Fires_and_Floods/10_24_00_photos/.
Our kite system:
We are still developing the system.
- Olympus D-340L Camera (Digital)
- Yashica T4 35mm Camera (Film)
- 8 MB Toshiba SmartMedia cards (2)
- Card (Flashpath) Adapter
- 4 AA batteries + recharger
- Camera Mount (pedulum) (2)
- 16ft2 Sutton Flowform Kite
- 30ft2 Sutton Flowform Kite
- 250 lb. Kite Line (1000 ft) (2)
- Strato-spool (#24)
- Deepsky Reel
- Airtronics Vanguard RC system
NEWS article on kites
Kite Aerial Photography at Emporia State University (Prof. James Abers)
Go to http://activetectonics.la.asu.edu/kites/06eq.html
to view some information on kite photography during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
Here is a digital camera link from Professor D. M. Burt: http://www.imaging-resource.com/INDEX.HTM
Here are some other good links for Kite Photography:
Here are some pictures of the kite system:
- Aerial Kite Photography
E-Resources, with an article on L-angled
- Digital Encyclopedia of Kite Aerial
- Kite Photography
from Charles C. Benton, of Berkeley CA
Images from North Dakota
- Stennis Space Center Office
- Into the Wind: A good place to