[HOT] [activation hotosm] Re: Floods in Chennai, India - Tasking Manager Project

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 10:17:09 UTC 2015

Hi Suzan,

Can you check now if the instructions are clear?  Thanks for helping!!!

On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 12:50 PM, Suzan Reed <suzan at suzanreed.com> wrote:
> Hi Maning,
> I wrote and asked for clarification of the task and would like to know if you want roads, tracks, and paths mapped. There are a lot of each. It would be helpful to have more information in the instructions for those of us remote mapping.
> Suzan
> On Dec 7, 2015, at 9:48 PM, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Last week we received a radar imagery derived file showing
> water-logged areas east coast of Tamil Nadu.  This includes
> towns/cities of Chennai, Pudducherry and Cuddalore.  We are still
> getting clearance if we can publish this data.  From this map, we
> created another TM project for Cuddalore.  Pudducherry is already
> well-mapped so we skipped this town.
> We are still trying to connect to people on the ground to scope on the
> specific needs.  From twitter accounts, relief is hard to come by due
> to inaccessibility of roads. Chennai Airport was closed as of last
> week.  Very minimal international response is coming in.
> The map we use for crowdsourcing flooded reports in Chennai is here:
> http://osm-in.github.io/flood-map/chennai.html#11.94/12.9612/80.2177/-30
> OSM India is working on improving data in OSM. TM projects below:
> * http://tasks.openstreetmap.in/project/62
> * http://tasks.openstreetmap.in/project/63
> On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 10:48 AM, Blake Girardot
> <blake.girardot at hotosm.org> wrote:
>> I just want to highlight what Maning said here. There is a Tasking
>> Manager project for this on the OSM India Tasking Manager install and
>> everyone can help do some mapping via that Project.
>> On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 9:50 AM, maning sambale
>> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> We have also asked the OSM-India community to help improve the basemap:
>>> * Diary - https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/pratikyadav/diary/37445
>>> * TM Project - http://tasks.openstreetmap.in/project/62
>>> So far, I think this is a local activation.  But HOT and remote
>>> mappers are welcome to jump in.
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> maning
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