[HOT] Mapping in Dhaka, Bangladesh!

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 01:57:07 UTC 2015


There seems to be an alignment problem, the Bing imagery doesn't exactly
match the Next View imagery.

Cheerio John

On 12 January 2015 at 18:10, Jorieke Vyncke <jorieke.vyncke at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi HOT mappers!
>
> Next week HOT will start mapping "in the field" again! Under the umbrella
> of the Missing Maps Project we will map some neighbourhoods of Dhaka, the
> capital of Bangladesh.
>
> We have mobilized the local Bangladeshi OSM community and they are ready
> to collect local points of interest, names, ... Pete Masters (as
> coordinator of the Missing Maps Project) and I are going to support the
> local OSM-ers.
>
> The local community is mapping already, but the help of the worldwide
> mapping community is welcome to help to prepare the field survey. Last week
> there was a mapping party in London, and they did a great job, but there is
> still more work to be done...
>
> It would be great to have a (rough) basemap of Hazaribagh
> <https://www.google.be/search?q=Hazaribagh&es_sm=93&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=41G0VMitMNLraNy5gJgB&ved=0CAkQ_AUoAg&biw=1242&bih=585#tbm=isch&q=Hazaribagh+dhaka>and
> Kamrangirchar
> <https://www.google.be/search?q=Hazaribagh&es_sm=93&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=41G0VMitMNLraNy5gJgB&ved=0CAkQ_AUoAg&biw=1242&bih=585#tbm=isch&q=Kamrangirchar+dhaka> by
> next saturday. The areas are two very vulnerable neigbourhoods in Dhaka
> where a lot of ngos are active.
>
> So for this we count on your joint forces!
>
> Mapping tasks:
> - http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/838
> - http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/831
>
> Validation task:
> - http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/833
>
> But watch out, these are not easy tasks, because the areas are so crowded.
> I made a small presentation on how you best can map the areas. You can find
> it back in the instructions of each task.
>
> Looking foreward to see the tasks moving :-)
>
> Best greetings!
>
> Jorieke
>
>
>
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