[HOT] Bangladesh track tracing (and chasing!)

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 17:33:32 UTC 2015


When used with the imagery it does helps confirm some roads.

Thanks John

On 22 January 2015 at 12:27, Pete Masters <pedrito1414 at googlemail.com>
wrote:

> Good point, John...
>
> We are not looking for perfection at this stage, though. More something to
> work from.... (i.e. anything we can work from!)
>
> Cheers,
>
> Pete
>
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 11:19 PM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I've some experience in making GPS traces near high buildings, in Ottawa
>> the trace could be up to 30 meters out.  ie I walked a straight line but
>> the GPS trace was definitely not a straight line.
>>
>> Hopefully it will work though.
>>
>> Cheerio John
>>
>> On 22 January 2015 at 11:36, Pete Masters <pedrito1414 at googlemail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi guys, another request from Dhaka!
>>>
>>> Sajjad, our hero for today (and surely a future HOTty) has been running
>>> round the Kamrangirchar area of Dhaka armed with two GPS devices. He has
>>> literally been running as most of the lanes are tiny and there is
>>> horrendous traffic.
>>>
>>> We asked him to do it as we are starting to map this neighbourhood
>>> tomorrow and it would really help us to have a road network to start with.
>>>
>>> If anyone out there has time to do some tracing of his tracks, it would
>>> be super helpful.
>>>
>>> The traces are on dropbox at:
>>> https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2fuib041cc7vacm/AACLWGJ2216IG4KIDjc0jHcga?dl=0
>>>
>>> Thanks a million for your support!
>>>
>>> Pete
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> PS. If you want to see pics from the Bangladesh mapping, they are on the
>>> OSM Bangladesh facebook page at:
>>> https://www.facebook.com/groups/152627941462625/?fref=ts
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
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>>>
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>
>
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> +44 7921 781 518
>
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>
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