[HOT] Why we fail mapping Ivory Coast ?
osm at floris.nu
Fri Apr 22 07:09:34 BST 2011
Perhaps is because only one image resource is from 2011? Most is from 2005...
Floris (will put in some time to trace)
2011/4/21 Frédéric Bonifas <fredericbonifas at gmail.com>:
> I have noticed that the participation in mapping Ivory Coast isn't huge.
> We usually have no data sources. So we spend time tracing with landsat,
> defining the areas of interest, trying to get images, and complaining about
> the lack of available data sources.
> For Ivory Coast we are in the contrary case : we have tons of satellite
> images but no one to trace over it.
> Perhaps you are currently mapping another area ?
> Perhaps you don't see the interest in mapping Ivory Coast ?
> Perhaps the data sources available were not promoted enough ?
> Perhaps quality of available satellite imagery is too bad ?
> Perhaps the communication around the usefulness of this mapping action
> wasn't good ?
> Perhaps the media did not talk a lot about this crisis ?
> Perhaps ... ?
> This is really a "naive" message, without pre-conceived ideas, just to
> understand why we fail and how we can improve.
> Frédéric Bonifas
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