[HOT] Using TMS Within QGIS

noah ahles noah.ahles at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 17:57:30 UTC 2015


I have been using the TileLayer Plugin with the same syntax but I keep
getting this error downloading message:
[image: Inline image 1]

It seems to recognize the files I am trying to download but can't access
them for some reason.

Martadi   DigitalGlobe, 2015-05-10


On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 12:56 PM, <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:

> Noah,
> You need to install the Tilelayer Plugin. From Internet / OpenLayers
> plugin Menu, this provides a list of available tms layers such as osm.
> I have not tried adding a custom layer in QGIS, but the TileLayerPlugin
> github page describes how to specify custom layers.
> https://github.com/minorua/TileLayerPlugin
> Example of the syntax recognized by this plugin
> RoadMap FreeTileMap http://freetilemap.example.com/road/{z}/{x}/{y}.png
> You would then have to convert the link provided in the Nepal Imagery wiki
> page for Martadi replacing {zom} by {z}
> http://mw1.gstatic.com/crisisresponse/firstlook/2015/firstlook_PO_054370506010_01_2015_05_13_maptiles/{x}_{y}_{z}.png
> <http://mw1.gstatic.com/crisisresponse/firstlook/2015/firstlook_PO_054370506010_01_2015_05_13_maptiles/%7Bx%7D_%7By%7D_%7Bzoom%7D.png>
> Pierre
> ------------------------------
> *De :* noah ahles <noah.ahles at gmail.com>
> *À :* hot <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> *Envoyé le :* Jeudi 8 octobre 2015 11h25
> *Objet :* [HOT] Using TMS Within QGIS
> Hi,
> I'm trying to figure out how to bring in Tile Mapping Service within QGIS
> using the TileLayer plugin. I have attached a .tsv file that I am using to
> try and access the Martadi imagery tiles from this page:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nepal_imagery_hosted_by_Google_Crisis_Response
> Please let me know if you have any suggestions for how to get this to
> work. I want to create educational materials (labs) to show how OSM
> data/imagery can be used to explore world events in great detail and tell a
> story about how certain data is actually being utilized on the ground. For
> example, a module may be:
> a. Using the imagery and available data identify all of the IDP camps in a
> neighborhood of Kathmandu
> b. Estimate the population density assuming 3 people per X square meters
> of tent
> c. Given some total amount of resources (food, water, medical supplies,
> clothing etc.), allocate X amount of resources to each IDP camp based on
> that population density
> d. Determine how long it will take to get to each camp assuming an average
> speed of X km/hour while taking into account downed bridges and blocked
> roads
> Getting imagery into QGIS is my biggest hurdle so far!
> Best,
> Noah
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