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

Daniel O'Connor daniel.oconnor at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 03:39:12 UTC 2015


One other thing worth mentioning, if there are gaps or things that confuse
people with the LearnOSM materials; feedback based on real world
observations is very much welcomed.

https://github.com/hotosm/learnosm/issues

On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 1:03 PM, Tim McNamara <paperless at timmcnamara.co.nz>
wrote:

> Okay, great. I'll see if I can kick something off and make sure that
> everyone works within the scope of tasks issued via the Tasking Manager.
>
>
> Tim McNamara
> @timClicks <http://twitter.com/timClicks> | timmcnamara.co.nz
>
>
> On 28 April 2015 at 15:30, Heather Leson <heatherleson at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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