[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!



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Patrick P. Meier (PhD)
http://www.iRevolution.net <http://www.irevolution.net/>




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)
> 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.
> >
> > 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
>
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