[HOT] Fwd: [liberationtech] Map4Nepal at Stanford Information & Introductory Workshop Announcement. Please Forward!

Heather Leson heatherleson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 03:30:37 UTC 2015


Hi I've been thinking about this some. Tim, I think an in person HOT
workshop in NZ is fantastic. If you can do it, great.

Daniel, I think the MapGive videos are also a great start

Heather
On Apr 28, 2015 5:50 AM, "Daniel O'Connor" <daniel.oconnor at gmail.com> wrote:

> http://learnosm.org/en/coordination/tasking-manager/ and related resources
>
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 9:53 AM, Tim McNamara <paperless at timmcnamara.co.nz
> > wrote:
>
>> Thanks Heather.
>>
>> Would it be worthwhile for me to organise similar workshops? Given the
>> issues with inexperienced mappers that have been raised in another thread,
>> is there any advice for on-boarding new mappers? I have been directing
>> people to micromappers.org, but a few people would be relatively happy
>> downloading JOSM and working their way through an OSM HOT task.
>>
>> Tim McNamara
>> @timClicks <http://twitter.com/timClicks> | timmcnamara.co.nz
>>
>>
>> On 28 April 2015 at 08:14, Heather Leson <heatherleson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Fyi in SF USA today
>>>
>>> Heather
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: "Yosem Companys" <companys at stanford.edu>
>>> Date: Apr 27, 2015 11:06 PM
>>> Subject: [liberationtech] Map4Nepal at Stanford Information & Introductory
>>> Workshop Announcement. Please Forward!
>>> To: "Liberation Technologies" <liberationtech at mailman.stanford.edu>
>>> Cc: "Stacey Maples" <stacemaples at stanford.edu>
>>>
>>> From: Stacey Maples <stacemaples at stanford.edu>
>>> Apologies for odd language of the email. I am creating/maintaining and
>>> information page here:
>>> http://stanfordgeospatialcenter.github.io/Map4Nepal_Resources/ and have
>>> simply cut & pasted from that to save time. I will be adding more
>>> information throughout the day/week.Please feel free to
>>> forward/blog/tweet/facebook/etc... any of this information.
>>> Mapping4Nepal at Stanford Introductory Workshops
>>>
>>> I'll be updating this page
>>> <http://stanfordgeospatialcenter.github.io/Map4Nepal_Resources/> as I
>>> schedule new workshops to introduce volunteers to the basics of using the Humanitarian
>>> OpenStreetMap Task Manager <http://tasks.hotosm.org/> and the Tomnod
>>> <http://www.tomnod.com/campaign/nepal_earthquake_2015/map/3f8x29y15> to
>>> contribute to relief mapping for Nepal.
>>> *The first Introduction to OpenStreetMap.org and the Task Manager will
>>> be held TONIGHT, Monday April 27th, from 6pm to 7pm at the Stanford
>>> Geospatial Center Teaching Corner in Branner Earth Science Library*
>>> Anyone interested in co-locating for Humanitarian Mapping is welcome to
>>> join me in the Stanford Geospatial Center Teaching Corner, during Branner
>>> Library Hours (below) this week, beginning today at noon! You do not need
>>> to wait until the workshop, I will be there at noon, ready to show you how
>>> to help!
>>> ------------------------------
>>> Stanford Geospatial Center Teaching Corner Map4Nepal at Stanford
>>> Co-location & Support
>>>
>>> Beginning at Noon, today (Monday, April 27th)I will be relocating from
>>> my office to the *Stanford Geospatial Center Teaching Corner* in order
>>> to help support those who are interested in contributing to mapping efforts
>>> for disaster relief, in Nepal. The Stanford Geospatial Center Teaching
>>> Corner is located in the Northwest Corner of the Mitchell Earth Science
>>> Building, on the 2nd floor, in the Branner Earth Sciences Library.
>>>
>>>
>>> Anyone with a laptop and spare time is welcome to come to the Library
>>> and any of the *Introductory Relief Mapping *sessions I will be
>>> holding. *You do not need to be a Stanford Affiliate!* If you are not a
>>> Stanford affiliate, we can connect you to the Stanford Guest WiFi to work
>>> on relief mapping, or participate in the workshops.
>>>
>>> Here is a map
>>> <http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=37.42656&mlon=-122.17287#map=19/37.42656/-122.17287>:
>>>
>>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=37.42656&mlon=-122.17287#map=19/37.42656/-122.17287
>>>
>>>
>>> [image: Stanford Geospatial Center Location]
>>> Stanford Geospatial Center Teaching Corner Hours for Map4Nepal at Stanford
>>>
>>> I am blocking off the schedule for the SGC Teaching Corner for the week.
>>> If you would like to co-locate and contribute to mapping, here are the
>>> hours the teaching corner will be available. I will be out of town over the
>>> weekend, but depending on need and interest, I may continue *Teaching
>>> Corner Hours* nest week, as well. *Please note that food is not allowed
>>> in the library facilities, but drinks in spill-proof containers are
>>> acceptable.*
>>>
>>>
>>> *Teaching Corner Hours:*
>>>
>>> *Monday - Thursday*: 9am - 9pm
>>> *Friday* 9am - 5pm
>>> Mapping4Nepal at Stanford Introductory Workshops
>>>
>>> I'll be updating this page as I schedule new workshops to introduce
>>> volunteers to the basics of using the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Task
>>> Manager <http://tasks.hotosm.org/> and the Tomnod
>>> <http://www.tomnod.com/campaign/nepal_earthquake_2015/map/3f8x29y15> to
>>> contribute to relief mapping for Nepal.
>>> The first Introduction to OpenStreetMap.org and the Task Manager will be
>>> held *TONIGHT, Monday April 27th, from 6pm to 7pm*Basic Information for
>>> Contributing *RIGHT NOW*
>>>
>>> If you want to contribute IMMEDIATELY to ongoing Humanitarian Mapping
>>> efforts for Nepal through Humanitarian OpenStreetMap.org, please do the
>>> following:
>>>
>>>
>>> Go through the 30 minute training on http://mapgive.state.gov to learn
>>> the basics of humanitarian mapping using OpenStreetMap.org
>>>
>>>
>>> Then go to the HOTOSM Task Manager at http://tasks.hotosm.org/ and
>>> select a job that you feel comfortable contributing to. Read the directions
>>> carefully for the job, then select one of the squares next to one that is
>>> marked as complete. This will allow you to pan to the completed square so
>>> you can see how others are digitizing the features and mimic their work.
>>>
>>>
>>> It doesn't matter how long you work, or how many features you digitize.
>>> There are currently hundreds of people mapping on HOTOSM for the Nepal
>>> Earthquake.Every edit counts.
>>>
>>> You can also help assess damage, as new imagery becomes available. See this
>>> DigitalGlobe post
>>> <http://www.digitalglobeblog.com/2015/04/26/digitalglobe-opens-access-to-satellite-data-to-support-disaster-response-efforts-in-nepal/> for
>>> information:
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.digitalglobeblog.com/2015/04/26/digitalglobe-opens-access-to-satellite-data-to-support-disaster-response-efforts-in-nepal/
>>> Obtaining the latest OSM Data for use in Relief Efforts
>>>
>>> If you are a responder, or working with any organization that needs the
>>> most up-to-date geodata for the region, a consulting company called
>>> Geofabrik has set up a download site for OSM data that will be updated
>>> every 30 minutes throughout the HOTOSM activation. Find the data in various
>>> formats (including Garmin, Shapefile, etc...) here:
>>> http://labs.geofabrik.de/nepal/
>>>
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