[HOT] OSM humanitarian layer as an ArcGIS basemap?

nicolas chavent nicolas.chavent at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 07:27:17 UTC 2014


Thanks Manning for spotting this: great indeed and timely for re-use
in the next days of the ong-going Projet EOF trainings to Western
African mappers in Lomé.

On 10/4/14, Severin Menard <severin.menard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Great! Are the Yahoo layers still available? I had already tried to inform
> the pluginś developpers that it is not supported for years.
>
> Severin
>
> On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 12:39 AM, maning sambale
> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Not really solving the problem in this thread, but, FYI, humanitarian
>> style is now available directly in QGIS via OpenLayers Plugin [0].
>>
>> [0] http://hub.qgis.org/issues/11185
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 5:07 PM, Claire Halleux
>> <claire.halleux at hotosm.org> wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> > I do personnally use QGIS for this kind of task and I think it is
>> > likely
>> to
>> > be the most useful and easy place for it, however this request was
>> > about
>> > making it work using ArcGIS. So, thank you very much for all the
>> instructive
>> > tips, specially to Brad and Peter!
>> >
>> > Refreshing the cache within the application solved the issue of the
>> > different (not matching) zoom levels.
>> > As it seems that nobody hosts the humanitarian style OSM layer yet in a
>> way
>> > that it could be used, the GIS guys are back using the standard OSM
>> basemap
>> > for the urgent needs, but your suggestions will soon be tried too.
>> >
>> > Best,
>> >
>> > Claire
>> >
>> > Claire Halleux
>> > Volunteer and Member of the Board
>> > +243 99 256 9980 (Kinshasa, DRC)
>> > Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
>> >
>> > http://www.hotosm.org/
>> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/2014_DRC_Ebola_Response
>> >
>> > On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 5:59 AM, Peter Chin <Peter.Chin at redcross.ca>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi  Claire,
>> >>
>> >> I can add OSM layers in my arcgis online account. You'll need to have
>> >> an
>> >> arcgis online account and then login at maps.arcgis.com, then in your
>> Arcgis
>> >> home page, click on My Content, then click "Create Map", then
>> >> in the top left corner click "Add", Add layer from Web, and choose "A
>> WMS
>> >> OGC Web Service", then enter a valid WMS/Web map service OGC URL.
>> >>
>> >> There are a few free OSM WMS Servers. One is
>> >> http://129.206.228.72/cached/osm?
>> >> which is hosted by the folks at osm-wms.de m(Univ. of Hiedleberg).
>> When
>> >> you've entered http://129.206.228.72/cached/osm? click "Add" and
>> you'll get
>> >> a basic OSM base map (not the OSM Humanitarian layer) but a basic OSM
>> base
>> >> map.
>> >>
>> >> You should be able to find other free WMS OGC servers of OpenStreetMap
>> >> base layers at http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WMS If you're stuck,
>> send
>> >> me a private email message and I'll see if I can help some more.
>> >> If you want the HOT style basemap, you'll need to request that the WMS
>> >> providers add this basemap to their hosting service.
>> >>
>> >> Best Regards,
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Peter Chin
>> >> Canadian Red Cross Volunteer
>> >> E-mail: peter.chin at redcross.ca
>> >> www.redcross.ca | www.croixrouge.ca
>> >> Canadian Red Cross Shelter Cluster Project:
>> >> www.sheltercluster.org/Asia/Philippines/Pages/default.aspx
>> >>
>> >
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>>
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>> maning
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