[HOT] Fwd: Re: [Talk-ca] Fort McMurray forest fires

Yantisa Akhadi yantisa.akhadi at hotosm.org
Tue May 10 06:29:13 UTC 2016


Hi Paul,

I just saw at Twitter that Planet Labs just released imagery that is
available for OSM mapping, more info about it here:
https://www.planet.com/pulse/fort-mcmurray-wildfire/

Best,

*Yantisa Akhadi (Iyan)*
*Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team*
Tel: +62 81 5787 03388  Email: yantisa.akhadi at hotosm.org
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On Fri, May 6, 2016 at 6:26 AM, Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com> wrote:

> Fort McMurray is the 5th largest city in the province of Alberta and has
> been evacuated in the face of wildfires which have burned thousands of
> structures. Satellites have been tasked to gather imagery, but it probably
> won't be very useful imagery for OSM until the smoke has cleared.
>
> My guess is there won't be a HOTUS activation associated with this
> disaster. The HOT work people have been doing so far is mainly improving
> the state of the area in OSM with pre-disaster sources.
>
> If anyone gets openly licensed imagery for the area, I can host tiles from
> it.
>
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject: Re: [Talk-ca] Fort McMurray forest fires
> Date: Thu, 05 May 2016 11:45:49 -0400
> From: James <james2432 at gmail.com> <james2432 at gmail.com>
> To: John Marshall <rps333 at gmail.com> <rps333 at gmail.com>
> CC: Talk-CA OpenStreetMap <talk-ca at openstreetmap.org>
> <talk-ca at openstreetmap.org>
>
> I've created a task on my tasking manager for buildings in Fort McMurray.
> Tracing buildings can help us flag buildings affected by the fire
>
> http://tasks.osmcanada.ca/project/22
>
> On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 11:43 AM, John Marshall <rps333 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I will check with my contacts in my day job if they will release thier
>> imagery.
>>
>> I know DigitalGlobe are tasking thier satellites over Fort Mac.
>>
>> John Marshall
>> On May 5, 2016 11:39, "James" <james2432 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I think we'll have to wait until the fire is put out before we get
>>> satelite imagery.
>>> What I can do is create a task on tasks.osmcanada.ca for Fort McMurray
>>> and we can trace buildings as they are not all there
>>>
>>> On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 11:28 AM, Andrew MacKinnon <
>>> <andrewpmk at gmail.com>andrewpmk at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> As you are probably aware by now, a large portion of Fort McMurray,
>>>> Alberta has been destroyed by forest fires.
>>>>
>>>> Is any freely licensed aerial imagery of the affected area available
>>>> yet? Will the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap team be creating a project
>>>> for Fort McMurray?
>>>>
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