[HOT] Image not loading !!!! Household level OSM in Bangladesh

Ahasanul Hoque hoque.ahasan at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 16:49:28 UTC 2015


Many thanks Kate. Its a sad thing then. Dont know for how many areas I have
to face this issue !!!

Thanks Kevin for your suggestion. i already have requested Mapbox to update
the image for my region of interest. Lets see.

Best wishes

Ahasan

On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 8:59 PM, Kevin Bullock <kbullock at digitalglobe.com>
wrote:

>  Suggest you make a request via Mapbox and DigitalGlobe.
> https://www.mapbox.com/labs/request/  Unlike Bing, you can actually
> correspond with people at Mapbox and DG, who can provide imagery status,
> and have assurance imagery will not unexplainably disappear.
>
>
> Kevin (from DG)
>
>
>
> *From:* Harry Wood [mailto:mail at harrywood.co.uk]
> *Sent:* Monday, April 20, 2015 7:45 AM
> *To:* Ahasanul Hoque
> *Cc:* hot at openstreetmap.org
>
> *Subject:* Re: [HOT] Image not loading !!!! Household level OSM in
> Bangladesh
>
>
>
> Looking at the area in this funny old bing analyzer tool would suggest the
> same. The area used to be hi-res and is not now hi-res, hence you can zoom
> in on some patches of green here, and they turn red.
>
>
> http://ant.dev.openstreetmap.org/bingimageanalyzer/?lat=23.773877390904328&lon=90.25749206542969&zoom=13&l=bing
>
>
>
> It's only a narrow strip missing about 5 km wide.
>
> http://harrywood.co.uk/maps/bingosm.html?zoom=14&lat=23.7852&lon=90.2291
>
> so that's annoying for you.
>
>
>
> Not much can be done about it, although I think we've seen this before
> with bing, and a degrading in coverage has occurred just before they do an
> update with much improved imagery. So fingers crossed that's what is
> happening.
>
>
>
> Harry
>
>
>
>
>    ------------------------------
>
> *From:* Kate Chapman <kate.chapman at hotosm.org>
> *To:* Ahasanul Hoque <hoque.ahasan at gmail.com>
> *Cc:* "hot at openstreetmap.org" <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> *Sent:* Monday, 20 April 2015, 14:19
> *Subject:* Re: [HOT] Image not loading !!!! Household level OSM in
> Bangladesh
>
>
>
> Hi Ahasan,
>
>
>
> When did you last see imagery in that area? It is my understanding from
> reading some of the other OSM community mailing lists that the recent Bing
> maps update has made high resolution imagery for certain areas no longer
> available.
>
>
>
> -Kate
>
>
>
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:13 PM, Ahasanul Hoque <hoque.ahasan at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>
>
> Hi HOT mappers,
>
> Are you facing any problem in loading image in iD/JOSM/Fieldpaper Or its
> only for my place ?? (
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/edit?gpx=1915878#map=16/23.7888/90.2280).
>
> I went for a recoinnesasance survey yesterday for piloting the household
> level mapping for Bangladesh Statistical Bureau. Aftr coming back I wanted
> to make field paper of that pace but showing total bank. Surprisingly, in
> iD, and JOSM showing the same.There is no tile in that zoom level !!!!
>
>
>
> Can anyone please suggest how I can make the field paper of this place ?
> It's urgent for me guyz :(
>
> Thanks in advance for your cooperation.
>
>
>
> Ahasan
>
>
>
> .....................................................................................
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>
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>
> On Sun, Mar 8, 2015 at 10:56 PM, Ahasanul Hoque <hoque.ahasan at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Many thanks Kate. Tomorrow we will have a meeting regarding the piloting,
> very soon we gonna do that and will update you so.
>
>
>
> Best regards
>
>
>
> Ahasan
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Sun, Mar 8, 2015 at 9:56 PM, Kate Chapman <kate.chapman at hotosm.org>
> wrote:
>
> Hi Ralph,
>
> It depends on the local usage of the data. For example in programs that us
> InaSAFE to measure the impact of a disaster the buildings are actually
> turned into points prior to the analysis.
>
> People should map as accurately as they can, but if mapping buildings as
> points is the best you can do and works for how the data will be used then
> no problem. If someone else needs outlines they can always "upgrade" the
> mapping later.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Kate
>
> Kate Chapman
>
> Executive Director
> Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
> email: kate.chapman at hotosm.org
> U.S. mobile: +1 703 673 8834
>
> On Mar 8, 2015 7:06 AM, "AYTOUN RALPH" <ralph.aytoun at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Kate,
>
>
>
>
>
> *[Mapping the buildings as points is not problem. Often I think we are
> [mapping the building outlines because it looks more visually appealing on
> a [map than anything else.*
>
>
>
> The mapping of the shape and size of buildings for HOT is not for visual
> purposes.
>
>
>
> Ivan Gayton of Medicin Sans Frontiers has reported back to us that this is
> important for their work in certain areas. They use the size of the
> building to assess the number of occupants (as in the case of round huts
> for example) or to assess it's use (small round huts are usually grain
> stores) and also the size and shape gives them reference points for
> establishing their exact position and orientation on the ground in relation
> to the map. In some areas we are asked to map the location of large trees
> and multi-story buildings as prominent reference points (as was the case in
> mapping the slum area in Dhaka) to establish position amongst the random
> sprawl of buildings and Pete Masters has reported back that this proved
> very useful when he was out there.
>
> So, while some people may not have any significant use for the size and
> shape of the building there are others who will need that sort of data in
> both rural and urban areas.
>
>
>
> Regards
>
>
>
> Ralph
>
>
>
>
>
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