[HOT] Mapping Kunduz, Afghanistan

Norman Rathmann info at laxmi-reisen.de
Mon Feb 25 18:10:51 UTC 2013


HI Frédéric

i thought already like this.
i will give my best

Norman
> Hi,
>
> The DigitalGlobe imagery is more recent (october 2012 vs 2010 for
> Bing). What can be done for the buildings :
> * Put an offset on the Bing imagery to fit the DigitalGlobe imagery
> * Compare quickly Bing vs DigitalGlobe :
> - If the buildings haven't changed, let's map with Bing
> - If the buildings have changed a lot, or if the area is newly
> urbanized, let's map with DigitalGlobe
>
> Does it seem good to you ?
>
> Fred
>
> 2013/2/25 Norman Rathmann <info at laxmi-reisen.de>:
>> Hi Frédéric
>>
>> the bing image is better for mapping, more clear.
>>
>> But to map this houses are really hard. It seems they are all with walls
>> around and a unregular form.
>>
>> my first houses looks like this:
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=36.708184&lon=68.871467&zoom=18&layers=M
>>
>> Norman
>>
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>> The ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) is looking for
>>> some support from the HOT community to digitize on top of a satellite
>>> image they have acquired over the city of Kunduz in Afghanistan.
>>> The image is 50 cm resolution, comes from the WV2 sensor
>>> (DigitalGlobe) and was acquired the 12th of October 2012.
>>> The ICRC will use the image and the OSM data to work on a drinking
>>> water project.
>>>
>>> The ICRC is very interested in all the buildings, the streets and the
>>> landuse.
>>> A task has been created, with details : http://tasks.hotosm.org/job/199
>>>
>>> Each task is voluntarily small, in order to take the time to map out
>>> the buildings.
>>>
>>> I am available if you need any other information.
>>>
>>> Best
>>>
>>> Fred
>>>
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