[OSM-dev] Relief Maps

Steve Coast steve at asklater.com
Tue Jun 26 17:53:58 BST 2007


On 26 Jun 2007, at 17:40, Brandon Martin-Anderson wrote:

> You could use this information to annotate the cartographic map  
> with elevation information, making it a three-dimensional map.  
> Points could be tagged with an elevation, and segments or ways  
> could have associated elevation profiles. I'm personally interested  
> in this, as I'd like to build a bicycle trip-planning application  
> on top of the OSM.
>
> What's Yahoo's new effort?

they revamped their carto last month with relief

>
> -B
>
> On 6/26/07, Steve Coast <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
> Hans
>
> Looks awsome, I think the best way forward is to get on our dev  
> list and chat to others like artem and nick who have looked at or  
> worked with srtm in the past, it would be awsome to see this stuff  
> on OSM where it makes sense cartographically (a-la yahoos new  
> efforts for example).
>
> On 26 Jun 2007, at 12:02, Hans Braxmeier wrote:
>
>>
>> Hello Steve,
>>
>> I am a student at the University
>> of Ulm in Germany. Together with
>> some friends we have developed
>> a program to render world wide
>> relief maps based on srtm data.
>> An example application can be
>> found on www.geolabels.com.
>>
>> Are these maps useful for the
>> openstreetmap project?
>>
>> It would be nice to hear from you.
>> Greetings Hans Braxmeier
>>
>> --
>>
>> Abteilungen SAI
>> und Stochastik
>>
>> Universität Ulm
>> Helmholtzstr. 18
>> Raum E22
>> 0731/50-23575
>>
>
> have fun,
>
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have fun,

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