[OSM-talk] Mapping the spill
acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Sat Jun 12 05:05:29 BST 2010
That what I was looking for, CNN & facebook grumbling, and news papers
are not able to properly digest it.
Good thing that oil floats. And its great to hear that the volume is
finally being contained with less 'uncontrolable flow'.
Like a water main leak, 'duck tape' doesnt help, as there is no
Like my volcano example earlier, its like trying to stop a lava flow
(which cannot be stopped). It can only be 'redirected' to follow the
path of least resistance. Mother nature built the containment shell,
which got broken as soon as the well was initially dug.
Anyway, happy that people are mapping it :)
On 6/11/10, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 10:16 PM, Sam Vekemans <acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
>> Negative thinking aside, just listing WHERE it is, is important to know.
>> Zooming out, its easy to keep 'close' as that is all thats needed,
>> using whatever imagery is available.
>> We have unlimited crowd source, who can map anything anywhere. And it
>> is 'stuck to the ground'. And we can also help the responders focus on
>> areas that need to be protected.
>> This is a perminant area transformation like a 'volcano lava flow'.
>> Where the area will be a perminant sedement area, and needs to be
>> Does anyone know if it is already being mapped?
> NOAA is mapping it quite well:
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