[HOT] A project that needs validators and very experienced mappers

Enock Seth Nyamador kwadzo459 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 06:38:52 UTC 2016


Thanks Blake.

Trying to work with this task and run into [1].

1.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99n1pG7IHtJUDdYR25NemRrTmM/view?usp=sharing

Best,

- Enock

2016-11-27 4:58 GMT+00:00 Blake Girardot HOT/OSM <blake.girardot at hotosm.org>
:

> After thinking this over a bit more, I changed the instructions.
>
> This should only be to run existing data through josm validation and
> then fix the road related errors and warnings that are ease.
>
> It looks like Mapbox has most of the imagery things were mapped from
> so far so be sure to consult mapbox.
>
> So far it goes fast in the more rural areas, map in a few bridges, a
> few fords, fix some overlapping roadway and done.
>
> Just the jsom validation would have a noticeable impact on the road
> network with the benefit of being pretty quick and easy for validators
> and very experienced road mappers.
>
> Regards,
> Blake
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> On Sat, Nov 26, 2016 at 11:08 PM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
> wrote:
> > I passed the request along to a local Costa Rica Mapper. Sure be nice if
> we
> > could get some cloud free imagery. I've drive some of the area in the
> task
> > area, but not that familiar.
> >
> > Clifford
> >
> > On Sat, Nov 26, 2016 at 7:39 PM, Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> I created a project that is all about validation.
> >>
> >> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/2352
> >>
> >> It is for the road network of the most affected areas from Tropical
> Storm
> >> Otto.
> >>
> >> The local osm community has asked us to help in some way to improve
> >> their map data as soon as possible. They are GIS skilled folks who
> >> know how to use osm data in real life.
> >>
> >> We need validators to basically do road network validation + some
> >> major road (tertiary and above) filling in.
> >>
> >> Disaster response folks are using another source for their geographic
> >> data in that area. But as I said, there is an experienced, skilled osm
> >> community in Costa Rica that are working to get OSM data wider
> >> exposure so said it is worth it to them to still do a project like
> >> this to improve the OSM data in the most affected region..
> >>
> >> This sort of project is also one that goes well with routing
> >> applications, fixing the low hanging fruit or really easy road fixes
> >> has a great impact on the usability of OSM routing in disaster areas.
> >> We have talked about seeing how we might make projects like this more
> >> standard pre-disaster phase for weather related disasters.
> >>
> >> It also gives validators a great over view of an area that might be
> >> coming up more as other building-only type projects so can identify
> >> issues the project creator missed early, if any.
> >>
> >> Please, if you are a validtor, let us see what we can do with this
> >> project and your feedback is encouraged.
> >>
> >> So lets see what validators, experienced josm users and the road
> >> mapping enthusiasts can do here!
> >>
> >> Validators: I know this takes away from validating new users mapping,
> >> which is a critical part of your work, but if you could find a few
> >> minutes to just validate the road data in one task square (they are
> >> big) I think it would really help Costa Rica OSM and OSM in general.
> >>
> >> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/2352
> >>
> >> Validators can get support for this project in HOT IRC or the HOT
> >> Slack linked below.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Blake
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