[HOT] Fwd: Accuracy ( international women's day)

Gertrude Hope trudyhope7 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 16:41:27 UTC 2016


Thank you all for your advice. I was really confused when They reaised The
question for accuracy. I told them that OSM tracker has accuracy of 5m and
They told me that They Want better accuracy like 1M.

Gertrude
On Feb 29, 2016 6:28 PM, "Pete Masters" <Pete.Masters at london.msf.org> wrote:

> Hi guys, just to add my tuppence worth...
>
>
> When we use field papers, we find it really useful to use them in
> conjunction with OSMAnd. The data you see is the same on the phone and the
> paper and so, using the gps locator on the phone, points recorded on field
> papers are that much more accurate.
>
>
> You can even display your feel paper grid over the map in OSMand (it's a
> bit fiddly, but not too hard). Details, here:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Field_Papers#How_to_use_with_OsmAnd
>
>
> Hope that helps...
>
>
> Pete
> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Field_Papers#How_to_use_with_OsmAnd>
> Field Papers - OpenStreetMap Wiki
> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Field_Papers#How_to_use_with_OsmAnd>
> wiki.openstreetmap.org
> Field Papers is a web-based tool for easily creating a printable map atlas
> for anywhere in the world that you can print and add notes to. It is one
> way to edit ...
>
>
>
>
> Pete Masters
> Missing Maps Project Coordinator
> MSF UK
> phone: +44 7921 781 518
> skype: pedrito1414
> twitter: @pedrito1414 <https://twitter.com/pedrito1414>
>
> @theMissingMaps <https://twitter.com/TheMissingMaps>
> https://www.facebook.com/MissingMapsProject
>
> missingmaps.org <http://www.missingmaps.org/>
> msf.org.uk <http://www.msf.org.uk/>
>
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Gertrude Hope <trudyhope7 at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* 29 February 2016 16:20
> *To:* Russell Deffner
> *Cc:* HOT at openstreetmap.org
> *Subject:* Re: [HOT] Fwd: Accuracy ( international women's day)
>
>
> Hi Russ,
>
> Thank you for your feedback. We are going to map water sources such as
> taps, Solid waste dumping areas and toilets. But The houses are not so
> spaced. That is why I was asking The best method that can give us accurancy.
> On Feb 29, 2016 6:03 PM, "Russell Deffner" <russell.deffner at hotosm.org>
> wrote:
>
>> No problem Gertrude – happy to know I was on the right topic :)
>>
>>
>>
>> That is a bit of comparing apples to oranges, you will probably want to
>> use both. I don’t use OSMtracker myself, so not sure the specifics, but if
>> it’s using cell tower location vs. GPS, then it may not be very good in
>> Zambia and will depend on how many cell towers, signal strength, etc. If it
>> uses the phone’s GPS (if it has one) then you should be ok.  Field papers
>> is very ‘low-tech’ – basically you’re sketching on a map which you can then
>> upload to trace/edit from – so it’s only as good as the person drawing. You
>> might also think about taking pictures to either use in JOSM, or you can
>> check out Mapillary (https://www.mapillary.com/) so you can have a
>> picture/visual when you get back to the office for editing.
>>
>>
>>
>> In general, I would suggest a workflow such as:
>>
>> - Trace as much ahead of time remotely/using imagery – having major
>> roads, bigger/landmark buildings will help navigate/use Field Papers
>>
>> - Have as many people with OSMtracker or a GPS, etc. recording their
>> tracks – great for getting roads, etc.
>>
>> - Have other people with Field Papers, Mobile collection apps, etc.
>> marking things like business details (things hard/impossible to see from
>> overhead) and taking pictures
>>
>>
>>
>> Then when you go to edit you should use all of the available data to make
>> the best map!
>>
>>
>>
>> Most importantly, have fun!
>>
>> =Russ
>>
>>
>>
>> Russell Deffner
>>
>> Email: Russell.Deffner at hotosm.org
>>
>> OSM/Skype: russdeffner
>>
>> Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)
>>
>> Web <http://hotosm.org/> | Wiki
>> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Team> | Blog
>> <http://hotosm.org/updates> | Contact
>> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Team#Communication>
>> | Donate <http://hotosm.org/donate>
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Gertrude Hope [mailto:trudyhope7 at gmail.com]
>> *Sent:* Monday, February 29, 2016 8:54 AM
>> *To:* Russell Deffner
>> *Cc:* HOT at openstreetmap.org
>> *Subject:* RE: [HOT] Fwd: Accuracy ( international women's day)
>>
>>
>>
>> Hi Russ,
>>
>> Thank you for getting back. We are going to map in The field and some
>> people questioned The accuracy of OSMtracker for it is what we are going tp
>> use.
>>
>> Which is more accurate between fieldpapers and OSMtracker?
>>
>> Gertrude
>>
>> On Feb 29, 2016 5:49 PM, "Russell Deffner" <russell.deffner at hotosm.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Gertrude,
>>
>>
>>
>> I am not quite sure what kind of ‘accuracy tools’ you’re asking about.
>> It sounds like you will be mapping in the field? If so, GPS units are going
>> to be your best bet (unless you have access to professional survey
>> equipment).  We often supply our field missions with Garmin Etrex-20 units (
>> http://sites.garmin.com/en-US/etrex/). We also often employ field papers
>> to go along with/in-replacement of GPS (http://fieldpapers.org/).
>>
>>
>>
>> There are also many mobile applications for survey/field-data-collection,
>> I think this is a good place to start:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Software#Mobile_Devices
>>
>>
>>
>> Let me know if that’s not what you’re asking,
>>
>> =Russ
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Gertrude Hope [mailto:trudyhope7 at gmail.com]
>> *Sent:* Monday, February 29, 2016 8:41 AM
>> *To:* HOT at openstreetmap.org
>> *Subject:* [HOT] Fwd: Accuracy ( international women's day)
>>
>>
>>
>> Can anyone tell us The tools we can use for accuracy in Mapping.
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: "Gertrude Hope" <trudyhope7 at gmail.com>
>> Date: Feb 29, 2016 5:54 AM
>> Subject: Accuracy ( international women's day)
>> To: <HOT at openstreetmap.org>
>>
>> We are orgainising an event on 8th March women's Day in Zambia. We would
>> like to know The best tool that can give us accuracy, Cause we are going to
>> map sanitation I.e toilets, water taps and waste in a slum Where The plots
>> and toilets are close to each other.
>>
>> Thank you
>> OSM Zambia
>> Gertrude
>> OSM name: TrudyHope
>> Skype: Trudy.hope2
>> +260967020779
>>
>
>
> Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
> Lower Ground Floor, Chancery Exchange, 10 Furnival Street, London EC4A 1AB
> Tel: +44 (0)20 7404 6600 | Fax: +44 (0)20 7404 4466
>
> Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is an independent
> international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid
> in more than 60 countries.
>
> Discuss, debate and get the latest news from MSF:
> *Online*
> <http://www.msf.org.uk/?utm_campaign=msfemails&utm_source=emailfooter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=home>
> | *Facebook* <http://www.facebook.com/msf.english> | *Instagram*
> <http://instagram.com/doctorswithoutborders/> | *Twitter*
> <http://twitter.com/msf_uk> | *Youtube*
> <http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCId9tO5LYlJKgNQKEzgjYOg?sub_confirmation=1>
> | *Subscribe to emails*
> <http://www.msf.org.uk/sign-up-for-msf-uk-emails?utm_campaign=msfemails&utm_source=emailfooter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=emailsignup>
>
> *Donate to MSF UK*
> <http://www.msf.org.uk/make-a-donation?utm_campaign=msfemails&utm_source=emailfooter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=donate>
>
> MSF (UK) is a company limited by guarantee | English Charity Reg
> No.1026588 | English Registration No. 2853011
>
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/hot/attachments/20160229/daa44c8e/attachment.html>


More information about the HOT mailing list