[HOT] reprojecting EMI datasets (was Nepal: Hospital import gone wrong?)

Bernadette Williams bernadette.williams at gmail.com
Wed May 6 13:26:33 UTC 2015


Okay,the Kathmandu Valley data sets are all ready to go.  I'll start
working on the other areas next.

On 6 May 2015 at 18:11, Jean-Guilhem Cailton <jgc at arkemie.com> wrote:

>  This would be for all the other EMI datasets. (Unrelated to hospitals,
> except by email thread).
>
> Feel free to proceed with the rest of the data sets, starting with those
> of Kathmandu valley folder.
>
> We are looking into setting up a storage space for file transfer.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jean-Guilhem
>
>
>
> Le 06/05/2015 12:21, Bernadette Williams a écrit :
>
> I was able to reproject the Kathmandu Valley rivers data into WGS84 and
> verified it correctly overlays rivers visible in OSM. Let me know how you'd
> like me to send the shapefile to Rafael and if I should proceed with the
> rest of the EMI data sets. I'm happy to help.
>
>  Thanks,
> Bernadette
>
> On 6 May 2015 at 15:30, Bernadette Williams <bernadette.williams at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Is this for the hospital import or all of the other EMI datasets? I'm not
>> seeing anything that looks like hospitals in the datasets provided through
>> the EMI page.
>>
>>  I am working with the Kathmandu Valley river dataset now and will see
>> if I can reproject it from Nepal Nagarkot TM to line up with the OSM map.
>>
>> On 6 May 2015 at 14:01, Jean-Guilhem Cailton <jgc at arkemie.com> wrote:
>>
>>>  Hello,
>>>
>>> Would you, or anyone, help Rafael reprojecting EMI datasets, starting
>>> with Kathmandu Valley folder?
>>>
>>> Apparently EMI uses Nepal_Nagarkot_TM projection (which might be the one
>>> refered there, found through a web search, whose parameters can probably be
>>> given to proj: https://geonet.esri.com/thread/48571)
>>>
>>> http://emi-megacities.org/featured/nepal-earthquake/
>>>
>>> Best wishes,
>>>
>>> Jean-Guilhem
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Le 04/05/2015 09:38, Bernadette Williams a écrit :
>>> > I just joined this weekend but I have a little bit of experience
>>> mapping data in this region of the world. GIS data I've received in
>>> Bangladesh needed to be projected/transformed from BTM (Bangladesh
>>> Transverse Mercator) to WGS 84. BTM is based on the Everest 1830 geographic
>>> coordinate system.  Perhaps this is the same coordinate system being used
>>> locally in Nepal.
>>> >
>>> > -Bernadette
>>> >
>>> > On 4 May 2015 at 13:03, Kretzer <kretzer at gmx.net
>>> <mailto:kretzer at gmx.net> <kretzer at gmx.net>> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >     Maybe at some point a wrong coordinate system was used for
>>> conversion? Like from the .shp to .kll.
>>> >     (that's usually the reason why my GIS imports end up in the wrong
>>> place ...)
>>> >
>>> >     It would be great if these important data could be of use in the
>>> end.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >     Gesendet mit der GMX iPhone App
>>> >
>>> >
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
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