[HOT] Satellite imagery interpretation examples - looking for suggestions

David Schmitt david at black.co.at
Tue Sep 16 12:33:43 UTC 2014


Hi Blake,

thank you for your effort in driving this forwrd. I really like the 
style and content on this one! One thing that perhaps might be helpful 
is a zoomed in cutout of one of the villages, to underline how tight 
"tightly outlined" should be.


Regards, David

On 2014-09-13 16:23, Blake Girardot wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have started to put some of my idea for an imagery guide down on 
> pages.
>
> 
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Bgirardot/Typical_Road_and_Residential_Task
>
> Any feedback would be appreciated.
>
> Tallguy's linking to the buildings feedback page sort of changed my
> thinking on how to make these imagery pages, so please consider it in
> light of that idea as well, a page you could point someone to that
> addresses maybe some of the common issues mappers have with different
> types of tasks.
>
> This is very much a work in progress so please let me know if things
> aren't going to work for you, images too big, text is hard to read,
> not colorblind safe, whatever comes up, not focused on the right
> issues, etc. This is the very first part of the first one so it is
> incomplete as well, but I thought I'd get feedback early.
>
> At this point I think I am only going to do 2 or 3.
>
> Road network mapping (the example is part of this), village and urban
> area mapping, miscellaneous mapping (mines, crops, etc) and that is
> about it, but I am open to suggestions.
>
> These are intended to be simple and visual and cover 90% of what
> people map for our typical West African tasks.
>
> Best wishes,
> Blake
>
>
>
> On 9/10/2014 12:19 AM, Alexander W. Janssen wrote:
>> Good Morning,
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 3:32 AM, Blake Girardot<bgirardot at gmail.com> 
>> wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> 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.
>>
>> Now that sounds like an excellent idea; however, wouldn't it be of
>> more value if we'd also collect good examples in a Wiki and 
>> preferably
>> include pictures from the ground, if available? (Must not 
>> necessarily
>> be the same physical object, just a look a like).
>>
>> Cheers, Alex.
>>
>
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