[HOT] Satellite imagery interpretation examples - looking for suggestions

Blake Girardot bgirardot at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 12:14:40 UTC 2014


Oh those pictures are really cool, ty.

On 9/10/2014 6:15 AM, Ralf Stephan wrote:
> There are precious few photos in Wikimedia Commons showing forest roads
> and hamlets in West Africa. I started to collect those I could localize and
> associate with a tag. Only primary roads so far. Some from DRC.
>
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Rwst/Commons_photos_roads_hamlets_w-africa
>
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 9:56 AM, Sander Deryckere<sanderd17 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Some pictures on the Africa highways wiki page wouldn't hurt either.
>>
>> Quite often, a road can look too narrow to be classified as "unclassified",
>> so people put "path" on it. But that's in a lot of cases because the treetop
>> makes it seem narrow, but at the bottom, it's wide enough for vehicles to
>> pass.
>>
>> 2014-09-10 9:21 GMT+02:00 Nick Allen<nick.allen.54 at gmail.com>:
>>>
>>> Blake,
>>>
>>> I'm hoping you can come up with a way of sharing the screenshots on these
>>> subjects. As well as the wiki or LearnOSM article you develop, the basic
>>> screenshots could be of enormous help for those who produce items on
>>> twitter, facebook, press articles, slideshows for presentations etc..
>>>
>>> Personally I'm currently attempting to work on a series of slides used
>>> when delivering training at events, and I like to include screenshots from
>>> iD&  JOSM and in each I like to have the scale visible.
>>>
>>> There are many others on this mailing list with more experience on the
>>> subject of sharing the information, but this could include a shared folder
>>> in GoogleDrive, or Dropbox.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Nick
>>> (Tallguy)
>>>
>>>
>>> On 10/09/14 02:32, Blake Girardot wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> You might have read in a few emails I was hoping to put up some satellite
>>> imagery that shows things we often map in W. Africa.
>>>
>>> Originally and still mainly, I wanted some examples of schools and roads
>>> of different types.
>>>
>>> I am open to any suggestions for things to include and if you find any
>>> good examples with MapBox imagery please send them my way.
>>>
>>> Or if you find something that you don't know what it is, please share it
>>> here and we'll get it identified.
>>>
>>> For users of iD, just center on the thing in question and then copy/past
>>> the url from your web browser into an email.
>>>
>>> JOSM users can click in the lower left corner of their window and a
>>> location box will pop up, you can just copy/paste the url from that box into
>>> an email.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Blake
>>>
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