[HOT] OSM humanitarian layer as an ArcGIS basemap?

nicolas chavent nicolas.chavent at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 09:55:49 UTC 2014


Thanks Emir for the tip, useful for easy to create basemaps or thematic
maps where openstreetmap is good.

Excellent day to you and all
Nico
Le 4 oct. 2014 09:51, "Emir Hartato" <emir.hartato at gmail.com> a écrit :

> Nice info Manning!
>
> The only cumbersome part is... the printing issue is still not solved yet
> :(
>
> http://hub.qgis.org/issues/5827
>
> *I just realized the issue is opened 2 years ago but still not yet solved.
>
> If you want to print out the map using OSM background by OpenLayers
> plugin, you need to save the layer as image first.
>
> Kind regards,
> Emir Hartato
> On Oct 4, 2014 2:30 PM, "nicolas chavent" <nicolas.chavent at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> 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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>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> cheers,
>> >> maning
>> >> ------------------------------------------------------
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