[HOT] recording damage

Shoaib Burq shoaib at nomad-labs.com
Sat Sep 25 01:52:51 BST 2010


besides xsl there are "blank" shapefiles too. Also there are 2 versions of
UNSDIT: Light and Comprehensive

maybe start with light?

http://www.logcluster.org/tools/mapcentre/unsdi/unsdi-t-v2.0/UNSDIT_v2.0_Draft_Light_Shapefile_Template.zip/view?searchterm=


On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 2:43 AM, Sean Horgan <seanhorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I guess I just volunteered ;-).  Happy to help.
> I can consolidate any disparate sources of tags and start putting together a
> proposal for new map features.   I'll take a look at those UNSDI-T xls', the
> JOSM presets, the current Humanitarian tags on the wiki and anything else
> people send my way.  I'll start with a spreadsheet that organizes everything
> I can find and post it out to the hot and tagging mailing lists.
> Sean
>
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 20:24, Schuyler Erle <schuyler at nocat.net> wrote:
>>
>> My best suggestion would be to start a Humanitarian Features page on the
>> OSM wiki that copies the format of the Map Features page. I'd then collect
>> as much of the existing discussion as you're willing to devote time to
>> doing, and put it all on that page. In point of fact, I think this would be
>> a tremendous service to HOT (unless anyone else feels otherwise and wants to
>> pipe up).
>>
>> Sean, are you volunteering? :-D
>>
>> SDE
>>
>> On Sep 20, 2010, at 1:22 PM, Sean Horgan wrote:
>>
>> > Hi everyone,
>> >
>> > It looks like the push to define Humanitarian OSM tags in the wiki
>> > stopped in February but from scouring the web, it looks like the HOT is very
>> > active (http://hot.openstreetmap.org/weblog).
>> >
>> > Where is the right place to review the current damage/disaster-related
>> > tags?
>> >
>> > --
>> > Sean
>> >
>> >
>> > On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 08:59, Sean Horgan <seanhorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I've been in Galveston Texas for the last week and I've been trying to
>> > add some POIs as I've ventured around the island.  One thing I've run into
>> > is that some of facilities are either permanently destroyed or temporarily
>> > out-of-use due to storm damage from Hurricane Ike in 2008.  Little to no
>> > tagging of this damage exists.
>> >
>> > I've searched around trying to find some precedent for damage-related
>> > tags and found the following, all related to Haiti:
>> >
>> > http://www.mail-archive.com/talk@openstreetmap.org/msg26308.html -
>> > discussion on the talk mailing list
>> >
>> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Team/Haiti_Strategy_And_Proposal
>> > - Haiti proposal
>> > http://tagstat.hypercube.telascience.org/search.php?query=damage -
>> > tagstats on damage
>> >
>> > What are the best forums to both understand current practice as well as
>> > discuss tagging of damaged features, i.e. storms, earthquakes, riots,
>> > conflicts, etc?
>> >
>> > Thanks.
>> >
>> > Sean
>> >
>> >
>> >
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