[HOT] How Can I help map Pakistan

Shoaib Burq shoaib at nomad-labs.com
Wed Sep 8 03:49:13 BST 2010


Ah I see you blogged about it (thanks)
http://tecoholic.co.cc/i-decide-to-map-pakistan-why-see-the-picture

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 12:47 PM, Shoaib Burq <shoaib at nomad-labs.com> wrote:
> Hi Arunmozhi
>
> Thanks for your interest in helping with the Pakistan Floods Mapping
> through OSM HOT
>
> You add infrastructure data by following the instructions in this
> video on how to trace SPOT imagery:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3_KJDD8bpE
>
> More details about how to add imagery to JSOM are here:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/2010_07_Pakistan_Floods/Imagery_and_data_sources
>
> or  you can add village names to OSM - see this video on how to add
> village names:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ub9PSLw7M4
>
> Details about the Defence Mapping Agency Maps here:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/2010_07_Pakistan_Floods/Imagery_and_data_sources/DMA_Maps_Mosaic
>
> Cheers
>
> PS. What photo did you see? I'd be interested in having a look if possible.
>
> Shoaib
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> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 11:52 AM, Tecoholic Maps <tecoholic2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello HOTOSM,
>>
>> I am a full time student from India who is involved in OSM mapping.
>> Recently I came across a photo which has put me in top gear to help
>> with OSM mapping of Pakistan Flood Affected areas.
>>
>> May I know where to start? What are the works that need HOT team's
>> immediate attention which I might be able to help?
>>
>> I can map from satellite imagery, I can edit the Wiki pages and clean
>> it up if there is raw text down there in the mailing lists or online
>> documents, or I can even help in co-ordinating efforts online.
>>
>> Since this is my first time involvement with HOT, I am at a loss where
>> to start and what to do? Could you help me start?
>>
>> --
>> by
>> Arunmozhi
>> http://tecoholic.co.cc
>>
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