[HOT] Satellite imagery interpretation examples - looking for suggestions

Andrew Buck andrew.r.buck at gmail.com
Tue Sep 16 15:13:14 UTC 2014

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Yes, these examples are very well done.  I like how you annotated the
image in different ways for the different levels of information.  It
keeps a single image from getting too cluttered.

- -AndrewBuck

On 09/16/2014 07:33 AM, David Schmitt wrote:
> 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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