Balloon GPS Mapping

P0706-balloon-in-sky-600Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a bird! It’s a – uh – helium balloon??? Yes, it’s a helium balloon. It’s green, and floating high above Siskiyou Square, with a camera, attached to a tether held by PSU Geology students. They are studying GPS mapping, and are using our property as a training project. We will also get some useful information from it.

They deflate the balloon each day in order to prevent it from exploding.