[HOT] #777 Hi-res imagery for Cameroon (was Mapping Northern Nigeria ?)

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 02:03:42 UTC 2015


> What is the specific need at the moment??

I don't think there is one, its more a matter of quite a few tiles had
cloud cover on them and the hope was for one or two new tiles with
different cloud cover or no cloud cover.  It's an overview project and
there is still a lot of detail that can be mapped from the existing high
res coverage.

Cheerio John

On 15 January 2015 at 19:30, Mark Cupitt <markcupitt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Blake, Ok, second coffee fixed it. The imagery is available on the Map
> Box Layer. You threw me with he inquiry to Hiu, this has nothing to so with
> the US Sate Department.
>
> MapBox have made whatever Imagery they have available for Cameroon to map
>
> **Imagery Details**
>
> High resolution imagery is available on the Mapbox Satellite layer sourced
> from **DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-2**.
>
> With the attribution to be as folows
>
> #hotosm-task-777, East Cameroon, source=DigitalGlobe/Mapbox
>
> There was never any TMS layer, only what is available under the MapBox
> layer. Digitel Globe occasionally make their imagery available via the
> mapbox layer and then allow a license to use it for mapping on a case by
> cse basis.
>
> Unfortunately, what is there is there.
>
> What is the specific need at the moment??
>
>
>
> Regards
>
> Mark Cupitt
>
> "If we change the world, let it bear the mark of our intelligence"
>
> See me on Open StreetMap <https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Mark_Cupitt>
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 8:22 AM, Mark Cupitt <markcupitt at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Blake, sorry, that should have read This task has had a LOT of activity"
>>
>> The TMS Url has been removed form the project, not by me. I will see if I
>> can find it again .. I guess someone edited it ..
>>
>> The followup for this task was to identify specific areas based on #777
>> then map the buildings, etc.over a number of other tasks.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Mark Cupitt
>>
>> "If we change the world, let it bear the mark of our intelligence"
>>
>> See me on Open StreetMap <https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Mark_Cupitt>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 8:06 AM, Mark Cupitt <markcupitt at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Blake #777 is the only HiRes Imagery available in Cameroon, I have not
>>> been able to keep up with all the chatter, been on a project. This task has
>>> not had a lot of activity and has a specific focus. What is the need here?
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>> Maerk
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Mark Cupitt
>>>
>>> "If we change the world, let it bear the mark of our intelligence"
>>>
>>> See me on Open StreetMap
>>> <https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Mark_Cupitt>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 5:31 AM, Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I was just about to send an email to the imagery coordination team and
>>>> see if I can find out the status of this imagery.
>>>>
>>>> Jorieke is heading into the field so she is going to have limited time
>>>> and access to help with this.
>>>>
>>>> But I will for sure report back what I find out.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Blake
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 1/15/2015 10:23 PM, m902 wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On 15/01/2015 19:15, Jorieke Vyncke wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Just a small remark : recently we got high resolution imagery for
>>>>>> whole Cameroon from DigitalGlobe. And in the far north along the
>>>>>> border with Nigera they face the same problems
>>>>>> <http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/
>>>>>> africaandindianocean/nigeria/11341289/Boko-Haram-push-
>>>>>> across-border-to-attack-Cameroon-army.html>,
>>>>>> and Nigerian refugees are coming too... So it might be an idea to
>>>>>> start over there? I now a bunch of ngo's are working in the far north,
>>>>>> like French Red Cross, GIZ and Unicef.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  I recently contributed to HOT #777 (East Cameroon - Polio Outbreak
>>>>> and
>>>>> Ebola Preparedness). Quite a number of squares we couldn't map much
>>>>> because there was no hi-res imagery available.
>>>>> If it is true that there is hi-res imagery for the whole of Cameroon,
>>>>> could it be made available for the area covered by #777 please?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>
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