[HOT] Why OpenAerialMap?
Patrick Meier (iRevolution)
patrick at irevolution.net
Fri Jul 4 11:31:45 UTC 2014
Great stuff, very excited about this new initiative and synergies with the
Humanitarian UAV Network.
Congrats on the grant, Kate & team!
Patrick P. Meier (PhD)
On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 3:36 AM, Christian Ledermann <
christian.ledermann at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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)
> > the Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) website.
> > OpenAerialMap is supported by the Humanitarian Innovation Fund, a
> > 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
> > effective humanitarian assistance.
> > Best,
> > -Kate
> > (1) http://www.humanitarianinnovation.org/large-project/OpenAerialMap
> > (2) http://www.humanitarianinnovation.org/blog/HOT/why-Open-Ariel-Map
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> Best Regards,
> Christian Ledermann
> London - UK
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