[HOT] [info-hotosm] World Bank project - Seismic Risk in Kyrgyz Republic - Create OSM mapping task

Vivien Deparday vivien.deparday at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 03:39:22 UTC 2015


Thank you Dale and Blake, we were coordinating offlist with Blake and I had
a draft ready for Yannis so we should be all good !

On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 5:47 PM, Dale Kunce <dale.kunce at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey all. Vivien on this list from the world Bank would be the best one to
> follow up with yannis. The world Bank has a very long history with OSM and
> can support this project I'm sure.
>
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015, 4:19 PM Blake Girardot <blake.girardot at hotosm.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Just letting everyone know I will follow up with Yannis to see how we
>> can best help him.
>>
>> cheers,
>> Blake
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 3:51 PM, Yannis Fourniadis
>> <Yannis.Fourniadis at arup.com> wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > I am working for Arup, an international engineering consultancy based in
>> > London. As Arup, we have been active participants to OpenStreeMap (OSM),
>> > particularly as regards the Missing Maps Project. Employees from Arup
>> > offices in the UK and the USA have contributed significant time to map
>> parts
>> > of South Kivu in the Congo.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > I am writing to enquire on the feasibility of initiating a mapping task
>> > through OSM Tasking Manager (http://tasks.hotosm.org/) for the mapping
>> of
>> > buildings and infrastructure (roads, railways) in the Kyrgyz Republic.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > The Kyrgyz Republic is located in a region of high seismic hazard. In
>> > addition, the typical buildings in the region are susceptible to damage
>> from
>> > seismic hazards (e.g. earthquake ground shaking). The population in the
>> > region is therefore exposed to the combination of high seismic hazards
>> and
>> > vulnerable building stock. The country is therefore considered to be a
>> > region of high seismic risk.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > The World Bank is supporting a project whereby a nationwide seismic risk
>> > assessment study will be undertaken. A team led by Arup, and including
>> the
>> > Bishkek-based Central Asian Institute of Applied Geosciences (CAIAG),
>> has
>> > been appointed by the World Bank to carry out consultancy services in
>> > relation to seismic hazard and risk for the Kyrgyz Republic.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Together with science and engineering students from Bishkek University,
>> we
>> > will undertake community mapping of exposure data (buildings and
>> > infrastructure) as part of this project, on 8-9 October 2015. Speaking
>> to
>> > Pete Masters (Missing Maps Project Coordinator for Doctors Without
>> Borders
>> > UK), he suggested I contact you to help us setup an OSM mapping task,
>> > through which our local partners could undertake the community mapping.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Could you please advise whether you are able and willing to create an
>> OSM
>> > task for us to use? I would be happy to liaise further in terms of
>> > developing the task (i.e. features to be mapped, commonly used tags
>> etc.).
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Many thanks in advance.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >
>> > Yannis
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Yannis Fourniadis
>> >
>> > Senior Engineering Geologist
>> >
>> > PhD  DIC  CGeol
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Arup
>> >
>> > 13 Fitzroy Street  London  W1T 4BQ  United Kingdom
>> >
>> > d: +44 20 7755 4310
>> >
>> > www.arup.com
>> >
>> >
>> >
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>>
>>
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