[HOT] Looking for maps of Lesotho

Mark Cupitt markcupitt at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 03:13:58 UTC 2014


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On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 11:07 AM, Mark Cupitt <markcupitt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Dave, they need to be geo-rferenced from JPG's to GeoTiffs.
>
> We have done done the TPC's  and them a WMS Layer you can use in JOSM
> (They are world wide coverage) We make the service free for Humanitarian
> Usage
>
> We also made them available at Dsasternet.org, go to
> http://disasternet.org, double click where it says to sto bring up the
> map, go to menu -> crisis and then click on the tpc button. This si the
> same maps as available on the wms layer you can use to trace in JOSM
>
> To access them in JOSM, add a WMS Layer with service url of
>
> http://topo.disasternet.org/?
>
>  ... (including the "?" in the end)
>
> and choose the Worlds TaticalPilotage Maps (Humanitarian Use Only) Option
> the click Ok
>
> You can then choose it as a backgound layer from the imagery Menu
>
> Hope it helps
>
>
>
> Regards
>
> Mark Cupitt
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> On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:26 AM, Dave Corley <davecorley at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Well I've been busy contacting a number of institutions as well as the
>> ones that many here provided and gotten some good responses (where I've
>> gotten responses).
>>
>> Pierre,
>>
>> I've grabbed the Lesotho file from there and plan on trying it out once I
>> get a few more things sorted. Thank you for that
>>
>> Mark,
>>
>> Apologies I haven't gotten back to you. Thank you for your assistance, it
>> very much appreciated. You mentioned about needing images as GeoTiff
>> EPSG:4326 but when I looked at some suitable maps on the Texas Libraries
>> site I can not see anything but JPEG's but you mentioned using the Tactical
>> Pilotage maps from that site so I'm wondering if I have missed something
>> with regards getting the images in that fornat.
>>
>> There are 6 sheets from the index map [1] that I am looking to crop and
>> rectify, namely
>>
>> SH-35 3
>> SH-35 4
>> SH-35 7
>> SH-35 8
>> SH-35 11
>> SH-35 12
>>
>> They are all located at [2]
>>
>> If you could steer me in the right direction I can sort out the
>> rectification and cropping of those sheets.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Dave
>>
>> [1]
>> http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/ams/south_africa/txu-oclc-6565701-index.jpg
>> [2] http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/ams/south_africa/#A
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: Mark Cupitt <markcupitt at gmail.com>
>>> To: "Pierre Béland" <pierzenh at yahoo.fr>
>>> Cc: "hot at openstreetmap.org" <hot at openstreetmap.org>, Dave Corley <
>>> davecorley at gmail.com>
>>> Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:46:33 +0800
>>> Subject: Re: [HOT] Looking for maps of Lesotho
>>> Hi Dave, Ok, we made the TPC's a WMS Layer you can use in JOSM (They are
>>> world wide coverage) We make the service free for Humanitarian Usage
>>>
>>> To access it in JOSM, ad a WMS Layer with service url of
>>>
>>> http://topo.disasternet.org/?
>>>
>>>  ... (including the "?" in the end)
>>>
>>> and choose the Worls TaticalPilotage Maps (Humanitarian Use Only) Option
>>> the click Ok
>>>
>>> You can then choose it as a backgound layer from the imagery Menu
>>>
>>> Hope it helps
>>>
>>>
>>>  *Jaakko, Nicaragua is also covered by the TPC's so it may be of some
>>> additional value to you as well*
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Mark Cupitt
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Mark Cupitt
>>>
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>>> On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 2:33 PM, Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Dave,
>>>>
>>>> A good ressource for names is from
>>>> http://earth-info.nga.mil/gns/html/namefiles.htm
>>>>
>>>> You can download the country file for Lesotho.  In a spreadsheet, you
>>>> can filter to keep only the populated places (ie DSG=PPL).
>>>> Then select the following variables, add a place column and save as CSV
>>>> file.
>>>> - LAT
>>>> - LON
>>>> - FULL_NAME_RG (rename as name)
>>>> - add a colum place and give it the value hamlet
>>>>
>>>>  In JOSM, the opendata plugin will let read the csv file.  Using Bing
>>>> Imagery or other, one important step is to align the Place tag with the
>>>> villages. The TODO plugin can be used to pass the list of places one by one.
>>>>
>>>> Pierre
>>>>
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>>>>  *De :* Markware Software Services <markwaresoftware at gmail.com>
>>>> *À :* Dave Corley <davecorley at gmail.com>
>>>> *Cc :* hot at openstreetmap.org
>>>> *Envoyé le :* Vendredi 11 avril 2014 7h45
>>>> *Objet :* Re: [HOT] Looking for maps of Lesotho
>>>>
>>>> Dave, OK, we have some TPC Maps already done
>>>>
>>>> Please go to http://disasternet.org and double click on the Show Maps
>>>> Icon
>>>>
>>>> Then Click on Menu -> Crisis -> TPC and check the area. These maps were
>>>> downloaded from University of Texas Library so they should e in the Public
>>>> Domain and Ok to Trace
>>>>
>>>> If of value, I will make he layer available as a wms layer for you to
>>>> use. It wil take me a couple of days
>>>>
>>>> In the mean time, if you dig any other maps up and can trim
>>>> georeference them for me, I will make them available as well, I will give
>>>> you an ftp account where you can upload them. We need them as a GeoTiff
>>>> EPSG:4326 preferred, with internal overviews, but NOT JPEG Compression
>>>> (other compression is ok)
>>>>
>>>> BTW, the first time you access these, it will take some time for the
>>>> tile cache to build, but after that, they should render reasonably quickly
>>>>
>>>> Please let me know
>>>>
>>>> regards
>>>>
>>>> Mark
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>>
>>>> Mark Cupitt
>>>>
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>>>> On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 12:40 PM, Dave Corley <davecorley at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Kate,
>>>>
>>>> Thanks, I will give them a try.
>>>>
>>>> Mark,
>>>>
>>>> Bounding box is -28.5242, -30.7017, 26.3177, 30.6299
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Dave
>>>>
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