[HOT] OSM humanitarian layer as an ArcGIS basemap?

Severin Menard severin.menard at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 08:00:07 UTC 2014


Hi Vivien,

Yes, since a couple of years or so, so it is useless they remain in the
Openlayers plug-in for QGIS, this is waht I wanted to say.

Sincerely,

Severin

On Sun, Oct 5, 2014 at 10:49 PM, Vivien Deparday <vivien.deparday at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Severin,
> Apparently Yahoo has shut down their maps API a while ago [0] [1]
> (September 2011) so it won't come back. The page suggest to use Nokia
> instead but it requires registration to use the API [2]
> Cheers,
>
> Vivien
>
> [0] https://developer.yahoo.com/maps/
> [1] https://developer.yahoo.com/maps/rest/V1/
> [2] http://developer.here.com/get-started
>
> On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 3:05 AM, Severin Menard <severin.menard at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Great! Are the Yahoo layers still available? I had already tried to
>> inform the pluginÅ› 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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