[HOT] Haiti rural mapping and imagery availability

dies38061 at mypacks.net dies38061 at mypacks.net
Thu Dec 8 02:20:40 GMT 2011


This is a comment on the thread which starts at http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/hot/2011-December/001238.html ...

Wondering whether you have reached out to any hobbyist or academic group which might be able to provide or provide funds for a weather-balloon based imaging platform.  In the absence of donated commercial satellite imaging, there are a significant number of hobbyist solutions for local aerial imaging using digital camera technology coupled with (unknown $$$) high altitude balloon technology.  My thinking is that this might be the best solution for most rural areas on the planet, not just Haiti.

--OSM user ceyockey



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