[HOT] Post-seism Pleiades images of 3 Afghanistan cities

Bryan Housel bryan at 7thposition.com
Thu Oct 29 13:12:23 UTC 2015


FYI, iD does understand {zoom} in an imagery url - you don’t need to replace it with {z}.  

Thanks, Bryan



> On Oct 29, 2015, at 6:54 AM, Jean-Guilhem Cailton <jgc at arkemie.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> After the Oct 26 Badakhshan earthquake, Airbus DS has donated access to
> Pleiades images of three Afghan cities, Fayzabad, Taloqan and Kunduz,
> taken on Oct 28, and acquired within the framework of the International
> Charter, Space and Major Disasters.
> 
> They have been processed (pansharpening, conversion and color
> processing) and set-up on OpenStreetMap France server, and are available
> as TMS and WMS.
> 
> TMS URL for JOSM:
> tms[23]:http://imagery.openstreetmap.fr/tms/1.0.0/afghanistan_pleiades_20151028/{zoom}/{x}/{y}
> 
> (for iD, replace "zoom" with "z")
> 
> A layer with near infrared band displayed as red is also available:
> tms[23]:http://imagery.openstreetmap.fr/tms/1.0.0/afghanistan_pleiades_20151028_nir/{zoom}/{x}/{y}
> 
> 
> The WMS access for each is at :
> http://imagery.openstreetmap.fr/wms
> 
> 
> Due in particular to the rushed and difficult treatment conditions,
> there is an offset relative to Bing, which should be corrected in your
> editor before tracing data for OSM.
> 
> They are licensed under the "special web license for OSM", which in
> short only allows to use the image to develop derivative works (=
> "trace") provided that they are included in OSM database. Full text:
> http://imagery.openstreetmap.fr/airbus-ds/Web%20Licence%20for%20Non-Commercial%20Use%20with%20OSM.pdf
> 
> Use "source=Pleiades 20151028, CNES, Airbus DS"
> 
> 
> Note that Copernicus Grading Maps of Fayzabad and Taloqan show no
> visible damage detected.
> In Kunduz, the visible damage to the MSF Hospital is not due to the
> earthquake...
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> Jean-Guilhem
> https://twitter.com/jgc310
> 
> 
> PS : still copying this email to the HOT mailing list, even though it
> turns out to be officially considered that this kind of email absolutely
> needs a priori moderation there...
> 
> 
> 
> 
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