[HOT] UAV questions
claire.halleux at hotosm.org
Tue Nov 18 01:48:26 UTC 2014
Regarding 3D-printed UAV spare parts, it seems that the FlyLab does that
kind of things (cf this article). I guess you could contact them to
check which resources they have for the UAV types used in Haiti.
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On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 7:43 AM, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>
> Dear FredM,
> Please continue sharing your experience on community lead use of UAV.
> In the PH, after Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda,
> several groups have demonstrated (some are commercial ventures) the
> effective use of UAV imagery for post-disaster assessment.
> Commercial providers are cheaper than satellite but still expensive
> for community organizations to avail, so I'm thinking of how we can
> build local community driven capacity for using UAVs here as well.
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 2:29 PM, Frederic Moine <frmoine at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes we are working on it,
> > I didn't have the time to share my last mission in Haiti (oct 2014)
> > OSM contributeur Presler Jean, an international hydrologyst and a local
> > group of Hydrologyst and agromomist (very short mission few days) .
> > We are trying to see the use of UAV in Haiti. As since 2011 we have
> > implemented several projects with IOM, Cartong, Drone Adventure and OSM
> > Haiti.
> > What we want is:
> > - To repair UAV (wing and quacopter) in the field with 3D printer and
> > parts.
> > - To be able to fly uav over the most affected area (inundation and
> > landslide) and get a strong methodology to use 2d inundation modeling
> > extract the height of the building with the UAV elevation model.
> > to see if we can extract automatically the building without a lot of data
> > cleaning to put in OSM (need more test)
> > Why we are doing that:
> > - We want to reinforce the capacity of the OSM group who are in front
> > with the local community and local government during a disaster or during
> > their daily life.
> > - Try to interact with NGO or people who talk about Haiti (in seminar,
> > workshop, etc…) at the same level to ensure some impact In the field.
> > For example, NGO/UN are still building Latrine in cite soleil when OSM
> > local community ask them stuff (shovel,etc…) to help them to clean the
> > canal http://osm.org/go/YeSWUQfrV-
> > It will take time as we don’t have a lot of money and the control of our
> > communication, and in Haiti we will need first to support individual and
> > share knowledge during a mapping party our other to see a collective
> > movement.
> > All the best FredM
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