[HOT] Sierra Leone Field trip with Missing Maps

Heather Leson heatherleson at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 10:46:45 UTC 2016

Nick, thanks for sharing your story. Truly I am sure that you inspired many
to contribute both locally and globally.


Heather Leson
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On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 2:16 AM, Nick Allen <nick.allen.54 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I recently went on a field trip, as part of a Missing Maps / American Red
> Cross / MSF project in Sierra Leone. I've written a short diary entry [1],
> and was recently filmed whilst giving a short talk in London about the trip
> [2].
> Keep up the good work, it is appreciated! I was only a small cog in a
> great big machine, which I'm proud to say that all on this mailing list are
> part of. We introduced many people and organisations to OpenStreetMap and
> HOT - many were surprised at the quality of the mapping that was available.
> I'm sure we will see more use of the information, and if our brief training
> sessions & talks 'hit the mark' then perhaps a few more people will be
> involved in the projects in the future.
> Off shopping shortly - my luggage was lost by the airline.
> In the meantime, lots of geotagged photographs and gps traces to process,
> together with lots of water supply information.
> Once again, on behalf of the many people I (We) spoke to, thank you, and
> keep up the good work.
> Regards
> Nick
> (Tallguy)
> [1] - https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Tallguy/diary/38967
> [2] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyIJE1Fsb7A&feature=em-subs_digest
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