[HOT] [activation hotosm] Re: Earthquake in Tanzania and Uganda

Laura O'Grady laura at lauraogrady.ca
Mon Sep 12 07:03:00 UTC 2016


Hi Leonard,

I'm not sure if this is an error. Did you click on "ok"? It's in the dialogue box 'information about this layer' on the screen image you provided.

Laura

> On Sep 12, 2016, at 2:24 AM, Leonard Ouma <leoouma at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I keep getting this error when I try to use the DG imagery. What could I be ding wrong? Bing Imagery displays OK, apart from the issue with the clouds.
> 
> https://s11.postimg.org/ynxahji83/DG_Error.png
> 
> Kind Regards,
> 
> Leonard Ouma | GIS | RS | Engineering Surveyor | Skype: @leoouma | +254726451403 | 
> 
> 
>> On 12 September 2016 at 09:18, Leonard Ouma <leoouma at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I keep getting this error when I try to use the DG imagery. What could I be ding wrong? Bing Imagery displays OK, apart from the issue with the clouds.
>> 
>> Kind Regards,
>> 
>> Leonard Ouma | GIS | RS | Engineering Surveyor | Skype: @leoouma | +254726451403 | 
>> 
>> 
>>> On 11 September 2016 at 20:30, Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Just a quick mapping update:
>>> 
>>> We continue on the plan of building up the road network over the large
>>> impact area of the quake, this is a roads only project.
>>> 
>>> But as Geoffrey and David continue their coordination work on the
>>> ground, which is notoriously difficult in the first days of any
>>> crisis, we are also detailed mapping the population areas outward from
>>> the epicenter.
>>> 
>>> There is now a Buildings Only mapping project on the Tasking Manager
>>> this is focused around the epicenter. This is very easy mapping,
>>> buildings are well spaced and imagery is good.
>>> 
>>> Special thank you to Ralph Aytoun who identified much better imagery
>>> than we had available in the standard layer, DigitalGlobe who
>>> immediately authorized HOT/OSM to use it for this crisis and Mapbox
>>> who is hosting it.
>>> 
>>> As always in crisis mapping, please check the project's instructions
>>> and main page of the Tasking Manager often as priorities and mapping
>>> projects are expected to be adjusted as more information about map
>>> data needs comes in.
>>> 
>>> Please help spread the word:
>>> https://twitter.com/hotosm/status/775023003658838017
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> Blake
>>> 
>>> On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 12:14 PM, Geoffrey Kateregga
>>> <geoffrey.kateregga at hotosm.org> wrote:
>>> > Thank you Russel and Laura for sharing the resources.
>>> >
>>> > @David, At the moment we are in touch with the Tanzania Red Cross who have
>>> > done a preliminary assessment of the situation on ground (see attachment).
>>> > They have also expressed great need for maps as they would be of great use
>>> > in their efforts.
>>> >
>>> > The local OSM Communities in Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania are also shown
>>> > great interest and are ready to map if do an activation for the affected
>>> > area.
>>> >
>>> > Geoffrey.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 1:01 PM, Luswata David <lusdavo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >> Hi Geoffrey and all, thanks for sharing.
>>> >>
>>> >> Geoffrey what else do we know especially on-ground impact, any new
>>> >> information available?
>>> >>
>>> >> Thanks,
>>> >>
>>> >> David.
>>> >>
>>> >> On Sat, Sep 10, 2016 at 7:20 PM, Laura O'Grady <laura at lauraogrady.ca>
>>> >> wrote:
>>> >>>
>>> >>> As a supplement to the current resources being used I recommend checking
>>> >>> out, "The EarthQuakeGuy" (https://www.reddit.com/user/theearthquakeguy) and
>>> >>> some of the subreddits he moderates:
>>> >>>
>>> >>> https://www.reddit.com/r/StormComing/
>>> >>> https://www.reddit.com/r/Earthquakes/
>>> >>> https://www.reddit.com/r/EarthquakeWatch/
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>> On Sep 10, 2016, at 2:16 PM, Russell Deffner <russdeffner at gmail.com>
>>> >>> wrote:
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Geoffrey and all, here is the PAGER from USGS:
>>> >>> http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10006nkx#pager – they
>>> >>> often change, so when I was looking their estimates for fatalities and
>>> >>> economic impact was relatively low.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Copied Activation WG in case there is a need to stand up a team.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> =Russ
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>> From: Geoffrey Kateregga [mailto:geoffrey.kateregga at hotosm.org]
>>> >>> Sent: Saturday, September 10, 2016 12:00 PM
>>> >>> To: HOT at OSM (Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team)
>>> >>> Subject: [HOT] Earthquake in Tanzania and Uganda
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Tanzania and Uganda, 12 people reported
>>> >>> dead, hundreds injured
>>> >>> http://earthquake-report.com/2016/09/10/strong-earthquake-lake-victoria-region-on-september-10-2016/
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>> --
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Geoffrey Kateregga
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Mobile: +256 702 813 228
>>> >>>
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>>> >>>
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>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> --
>>> >> Luswata David,
>>> >> P. O. Box 24371,
>>> >> Kampala - Uganda.
>>> >> +256773723639.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > --
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