[HOT] Ebola Outbreak Activation

Enock Seth Nyamador kwadzo459 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 10:00:36 UTC 2014


Hi Daniel,

"source=DigitalGlobe/Mapbox" depends on the imagery used. So when you use
Bing " source=Bing", If am right you want Bing to be indicated on Task
568:as well.

I've also experienced lower resolution and poor satellite imageries but I
hope as time goes on they will be improved soon.
--
Enock
On Jul 7, 2014 9:22 AM, "Daniel Joseph" <dan.b.joseph at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey,
> Task 568 (Ebola Outbreak, Sierra Leone, Kailahun district) has in the
> instructions to attribute the changeset as source=DigitalGlobe/Mapbox but
> includes nothing about how to access imagery other than the standard Bing?
> The wiki has this tms[19]:
> http://{switch:a,b,c}.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/openstreetmap.map-4wvf9l0l/{zoom}/{x}/{y}.png
> but the resolution is much lower than Bing in the squares I've been
> working.
> Can the task manager instructions be clarified?
> Thanks,
> Dan Joseph
>
>
> On Sun, Jul 6, 2014 at 8:57 PM, Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:
>
>>  According to the latest report of WHO on Tuesday July 1, the Ebola
>> outbreak killed 467 people, about 759 cases of hemorrhagic fever identified
>> in the three affected countries, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. This is
>> 129 more deaths than the previous record from a week ago, an increase of
>> more than a third, a sign that the epidemic is distributed after a lull in
>> April. Both MSF and Red Cross are deploying in new areas in Sierra Leone
>> and need our help to map these areas.
>>
>> The HIU unit of the US State Dept, MapBox and Airbus & Defense are
>> processing imageries. As these images arrive, more jobs will be created.
>>
>>
>> With this reactivation for the Ebola Outbreak, we need again your
>> participation.
>>
>> The jobs are coordinated from the Task Manager at
>> http://tasks.hotosm.org/#featured/Ebola
>>
>> Pierre
>>
>>
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