[HOT] DigitalGlobe imagery for Hurricane Patricia

Roxroy Bollers rkbollers at gmail.com
Sat Oct 24 05:01:21 UTC 2015


Great stuff! Let's rally for Mexico

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On 24 Oct 2015 00:59, "Kevin Bullock" <kbullock at digitalglobe.com> wrote:

> BBOX = the Country of Mexico.
>
> Kevin
>
> Sent from my mobile
>
> On Oct 23, 2015, at 10:54 PM, Robert Banick <rbanick at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Kevin,
>
> Thanks for this, it’s fantastic. The existing Bing and Mapbox imagery in
> the area is pretty high-quality but it’s never bad to have additional
> options. I’ll add this to the tasks we’ve opened so far.
>
> Quick question: do you have a bounding box for the overall extent of the
> imagery? I’m running off a poor connection here so it’s a little
> inconvenient to eyeball it myself.
>
> Best,
> Robert
>
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> On Sat, Oct 24, 2015 at 10:20 AM, Kevin Bullock <kbullock at digitalglobe.com
> > wrote:
>
> 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/%7Bz%7D/%7Bx%7D/%7By%7D.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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