[HOT] Mapping in Dhaka, Bangladesh!

Bouke Pieter Ottow boukepieter at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 10:04:02 UTC 2015

Hi Jorieke,

Thanks for adding the powerpoint slides with examples. But I have one
question; can you mention the tags you want with the features?
For high (appartment)buildings I assume building=yes?
Trees: natural=tree?
But how to do an open area? area=yes?

Bouke Pieter

On Tue Jan 13 2015 at 9:38:23 AM Jorieke Vyncke <jorieke.vyncke at gmail.com>

> Hi John, Blake and all,
> Looks like you managed to open the imagery?
> Thank you Blake for the clarifications! I do follow you also completely,
> in my view the Nextview is indeed better aligned.
> We will make sure to upload some more traces as soon as possible.
> Travelling today and tomorrow, so thursday and friday you can expect some
> traces.
> Thanks a lot for the mapping but also for the validation, important task!
> Best greetings,
> Jorieke
> Op 13-jan.-2015 03:38 schreef "john whelan" <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>:
>> HOT task 838 seems to have quite a few buildings tagged area=yes rather
>> than buildings.  I've been in and marked a few roads and a few other things
>> but I think I'll stand back and let other specialists do the rest, my eye
>> sight isn't good enough.
>> Good Luck
>> 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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