[HOT] DigitalGlobe imagery for Hurricane Patricia

Kevin Bullock kbullock at digitalglobe.com
Sat Oct 24 04:33:05 UTC 2015


Dear HOT, a few months ago, we launched a Maps API to simplify access to our imagery (in partnership with Mapbox). In response to Hurricane Patricia, we are opening access to pre-event Mexico imagery. We have built 50cm countrywide mosaics for the world, and we are delighted to provide imagery over the impact area of Mexico in hopes of improving OpenStreetMap and aiding in Humanitarian efforts. This data is licensed for OpenStreetMap tracing and usage. Let's rally for Mexico!!

To use this imagery for tracing within OpenStreetMap, you can load http://www.openstreetmap.org/edit#map=15/20.6075/-105.2316 and then add the digitalglobe.vivid-latam-caribbean map ID as a custom background. (or add to an existing HOT task)

Please use this URL: https://api.mapbox.com/v4/digitalglobe.vivid-latam-caribbean/{z}/{x}/{y}.png?access_token<https://api.mapbox.com/v4/digitalglobe.vivid-latam-caribbean/{z}/{x}/{y}.png?access_token=INSERTYOURACCESSTOKENHERE>=pk.eyJ1IjoiZGlnaXRhbGdsb2JlIiwiYSI6ImNpZzRqYng4OTJ1NWd0emt2b3Q2dWhwNXQifQ.8ohSIF9elaL6Z6Cx69Joxg

As the storm moves out, our satellites are ready to collect post event imagery, which we will also make available. Other resources and info from DG:

http://www.digitalglobeblog.com/2015/10/23/hurricane-patricia-response-support/

Best,

Kevin Bullock
DigitalGlobe



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