[HOT] Post-disaster imagery for Vanuatu

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 07:54:06 UTC 2015

added in the other imagery section:

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 3:46 PM, Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com> wrote:
> On 3/17/2015 5:20 PM, Blake Girardot wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> One additional note, please do not remove any buildings based on this
>> updated imagery. At the moment one major data need is pre-event building
>> footprints and residential areas.
> There is nothing wrong with removing a building which is no longer present.
> This is not abnormal, but is standard practice for features which no longer
> exist.
> I used the imagery and had a look at Port Vila. I ended up adding more
> buildings than removing. Some were new construction, but many were because
> previously unidentifiable features were not covered by the differently
> positioned clouds, or damage to trees had made the structures more obvious.
> Most of the buildings objects removed were never buildings, but had been
> misidentified by the original mapper. Only in very few cases were there
> clear signs of a building before and no building after.
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