[HOT] DigitalGlobe imagery for Hurricane Patricia

Robert Banick rbanick at gmail.com
Sat Oct 24 05:03:23 UTC 2015


Wow, excellent. We'll put it to good use!



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On Sat, Oct 24, 2015 at 10:46 AM, Roxroy Bollers <rkbollers at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Great stuff! Let's rally for Mexico
> Sent from my LG G3
> 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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