[HOT] #923 - Mayendit, South Sudan - buildings and roads

Kretzer kretzer at gmx.net
Fri Mar 6 08:01:22 UTC 2015


Yes, I can see that. But would also map thin worm-shaped residential areas in such a case? 



Am 06.03.15 um 07:49 schrieb Pete Masters

> Also, on the buildings. This is important as it gives the MSF
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> epidemiologists a building count which then can be used for various
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> analyses before the assessment team goes and used to cross-validate survey
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> results when they are done.
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> Thanks all for contributing!
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> Pete
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> On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 12:55 AM, Kretzer <kretzer at gmx.net> wrote:
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> > Thanks! My question was not so clear there: The road you mention splits
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> > further to the west:
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> > http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=16/8.1109/29.9715&layers=H
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> > Here, the left branch clearly is a high category road, on the right I
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> > don't even see a track. Maybe they should be merged?
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> > There are some random entries in this tile, so maybe it's just an
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> > accident.
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> > *Gesendet:* Freitag, 06. März 2015 um 01:44 Uhr
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> > *Von:* "Tom Taylor" <tom.taylor.stds at gmail.com>
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> > *An:* Kretzer <kretzer at gmx.net>, hot at openstreetmap.org
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> > *Betreff:* Re: [HOT] #923 - Mayendit, South Sudan - buildings and roads
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> > P.S. Bing imagery clearly shows a main road running south of the hamlet.
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> > Tom Taylor
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> > On 05/03/2015 7:00 PM, Kretzer wrote:
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> > > Hi,
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> > > I have some questions about this new project:
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> > > In the western part there are quite unusual structures, there are many
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> > buildings
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> > > stretched in long lines. Like here:
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> > > http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=16/8.1325/29.9831&layers=H
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> > > I started mapping these as residential areas, unless there were only one
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> > or two
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> > > single buildings - would you do that? Or is it better to just map the
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> > buildings?
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> > > I can't even be sure there buildings are really used for permanent
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> > living, just
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> > > assumed that. Maybe there is someone with mor knowledge of the area?
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> > > I'm also curious what the many round strucures in the open area are.
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> > They could
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> > > well be man-made, maybe something like haystacks (or whatever material
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> > > collected there).
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> > > Also I am unsure about the roads. There is one tagged as main road
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> > that's not
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> > > even visible on the imagery. I guess that doesn't make sense
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> > > the other main road can clearly be seen as something like that), but
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> > didn't dare
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> > > to touch the top-level structures.
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> > > Thanks, and sorry again if I am asking in the wrong place!
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