[HOT] Chile Eathquake alerts

Blake Girardot bgirardot at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 05:17:57 UTC 2015


Hi Maning,

I would do just what you did, which was leave the Bing imagery to the 
default alignment.

We can fix the whole area after the mapping is done as you said.

Cheers,
Blake



On 9/19/2015 6:16 AM, maning sambale wrote:
> There is small (10-15 meters) offset for bing imagery for task:
> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/1204
> This based on publicly available GPS traces and Strava overlay.
> Should we drag the imagery?  Bing is fairly consistent (with offsets)
> and advanced mappers can move many data in one go.
> I fear that if I shift it after very task, it can cause more problems.
>
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2015 at 1:41 PM, Julio Costa Zambelli
> <julio.costa at openstreetmap.cl> wrote:
>> Thanks Harry.
>>
>> We have been asking Wille to create tasks as we see the need. There is no
>> problem with the contributions of HOT volunteers since we almost didn't have
>> buildings in the area, and they can also contribute with smaller roads,
>> tracks, landuses, etc. In the past the data has been used for emergecies in
>> the country by the army, some sanitary authorities and NGOs, but we can
>> certainly do a better work at making potential users aware of its existence
>> and how to use it in an easier way.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Julio Costa Zambelli
>> Fundación OpenStreetMap Chile
>>
>> julio.costa at openstreetmap.cl
>>
>> http://www.openstreetmap.cl/
>> Cel: +56(9)89981083
>>
>> On 17 September 2015 at 10:51, Harry Wood <mail at harrywood.co.uk> wrote:
>>>
>>> I've made a wiki page for this:
>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/2015_Illapel,_Chile_earthquake
>>>
>>> including links to those task manager projects
>>>
>>> Not a major activation. It's a small death toll, I guess because Chileans
>>> are well prepared for earthquakes. Also don't forget there is an active
>>> OpenStreetMap community in Chile. We should somehow try to avoid trampling
>>> all over the nice existing locally mapped data with task-square shaped bits
>>> of mess.
>>>
>>> If there's more we could do to put the maps into the hands of responders
>>> (offering/documenting useful map outputs) that's worth focussing on.
>>> Harry
>>>
>>>
>>> ________________________________
>>>
>>> From: Julio Costa Zambelli <julio.costa at openstreetmap.cl>
>>> To: Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr>
>>> Cc: HOT Openstreetmap <hot at openstreetmap.org>
>>> Sent: Thursday, 17 September 2015, 5:45
>>> Subject: Re: [HOT] Chile Eathquake alerts
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hello Pierre,
>>>
>>> Wille Marcel gently created a couple of tasks for Coquimbo (the capital of
>>> the region that suffered some tsunami flooding on the lower parts of the
>>> city) and Illapel (an important town near the epicentre of the earthquake
>>> and many of the aftershocks).
>>>
>>>
>>> I think that we will be working on this region at least during the next
>>> couple of days, specially starting tomorrow once we get more information on
>>> where the destruction is bigger (it looks like the area between Illapel and
>>> Ovalle is the most affected by the quake, and all the coastal area between
>>> La Serena and Concón by the Tsunami).
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Julio Costa Zambelli
>>> Fundación OpenStreetMap Chile
>>>
>>> julio.costa at openstreetmap.cl
>>>
>>> http://www.openstreetmap.cl/
>>> Cel: +56(9)89981083
>>>
>>> On 16 September 2015 at 23:24, <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> An earthquake of magnitude 8.3 occured about 3 hours ago on the coast of
>>>> Chile, west of Illapel, with 11 aftershocks over 4.5 so far.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> See http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Pierre
>>>>
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