[HOT] Why OpenAerialMap?
christian.ledermann at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 07:36:34 UTC 2014
Congratulations and thanks for taking this on.
This is the right time for a reboot of this project, given the
availability of high quality openly licensed satellite data, donated
Aerial and crowd sourced UAV / Balloon/ Kite mapping imagery.
Will this be a free to submit service so citizens can participate
easily ( http://publiclab.org/ ) ?
I am looking forward to see it live :-)
On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 6:36 PM, Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm excited to officially announce the reboot of the OpenAerialMap
> project(1). Imagery is core to HOT's work and vital after a disaster.
> Fortunately more and more imagery is becoming available, though it is
> difficult sometimes to know what is being provided and have easy tools to
> process imagery. To find out more about what we have in store and details on
> upcoming community collaboration meetings check out today's blog post(2) on
> the Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) website.
> OpenAerialMap is supported by the Humanitarian Innovation Fund, a programme
> managed by ELRHA (Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian
> Assistance). The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) is a non-profit grant
> making facility supporting organisations and individuals to identify,
> nurture and share innovative and scalable solutions to the challenges facing
> effective humanitarian assistance.
> (1) http://www.humanitarianinnovation.org/large-project/OpenAerialMap
> (2) http://www.humanitarianinnovation.org/blog/HOT/why-Open-Ariel-Map
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