[HOT] Would like to assist in the Nepal Mapping project

Chad Blevins cblevins at usaid.gov
Tue Apr 28 22:11:59 UTC 2015


Pierre,

I will take care of that now.  My plan is to review this with a few folks
today/tomorrow and post a more finalized version tomorrow.

Thanks,
Chad

On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 5:25 PM, Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:

> Stacey,
>
> Important that somebody revise these documents before advertisiing.
>
> http://hotosm.github.io/tracing-guides/guide/Nepal.html
> This Guide should be revised. For IDP, it instruct
> Area feature
> Tent = Yes
>
> Instructions, as indicated in job 1010 are
>
>    - *idp:camp_site=spontaneous_camp*
>    - *damage:event=nepal_earthquake_2015*
>    - *source=DigitalGlobe/Mapbox WV3 27 April 2015*
>
> regard
>
> Pierre
>
>   ------------------------------
>  *De :* Stacey Maples <stacemaples at stanford.edu>
> *À :* Harushi Tetsuka <harushi at prod-ent.com>
> *Cc :* hot at openstreetmap.org
> *Envoyé le :* Mardi 28 avril 2015 17h08
> *Objet :* Re: [HOT] Would like to assist in the Nepal Mapping project
>
> Apologies for cut and paste, here you go Harushi:
>
> Basic Information for Contributing *RIGHT NOW*
> <http://stanfordgeospatialcenter.github.io/Map4Nepal_Resources/#working-on-openstreetmap-tasks>Working
> on OpenStreetMap Tasks
> General Info on the OSM Humanitarian Mapping effort
> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/2015_Nepal_earthquake>:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/2015_Nepal_earthquake
> If you want to contribute IMMEDIATELY to ongoing Humanitarian Mapping
> efforts for Nepal through Humanitarian OpenStreetMap.org, please do the
> following:
> *First* 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.
>
> <http://stanfordgeospatialcenter.github.io/Map4Nepal_Resources/#additional-tutorials-and-hotosm-resources>Additional
> Tutorials and HOTOSM Resources
>
>    - *For examples of Before and After Earthquake Damage Assessments from
>    Satellite Imagery*
>
>    http://unosat-maps.web.cern.ch/unosat-maps/NP/EQ20150425NPL/UNOSAT_Nepal_20150427_v1.pdf
>    - *Guidance for Mapping IDP (Internally Displaced People) Camps in the
>    Nepal HOTOSM Tasks*
>    http://hotosm.github.io/tracing-guides/guide/Nepal.html
>
>
> In F,L&T,
> Stace Maples
> Geospatial Manager
> Stanford Geospatial Center
> @mapninja
> staceymaples at G+
> Skype: stacey.maples
> 214.641.0920
> Find GeoData: https://earthworks.stanford.edu
> Get GeoHelp: https://gis.stanford.edu/
>
> "I have a map of the United States... actual size.
> It says, "Scale: 1 mile = 1 mile."
> I spent last summer folding it."
> -Steven Wright-
>
> ------------------------------
>
>
> *From: *"Harushi Tetsuka" <harushi at prod-ent.com>
> *To: *hot at openstreetmap.org
> *Sent: *Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:51:47 PM
> *Subject: *[HOT] Would like to assist in the Nepal Mapping project
>
> I am a retired professional with above average computer skills. I have
> registered with Open Street and HOT. I am ready to help but I am not
> clear on how to receive an assignment. In the meantime, I will try and
> get acclimated with the map making program. Please advise.
>
> Harushi Tetsuka
>
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*Chad Blevins*
GeoCenter
U.S. Global Development Lab
USAID
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