[Imports] UN Mappers import of UNSOS waterways in Somalia

Rafael Avila Coya ravilacoya at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 06:49:47 UTC 2020

Hi all again:

I've updated the wikis with the different improvements discussed last 
week. The correction of old MadMappers highways is in Appendix 1 of the 
workflow wiki, but not part of the import (just optional), so you may 
have a look to it for comments.



O 07/04/20 ás 16:44, Rafael Avila Coya escribiu:
> Hi list:
> I contact you to about the first of a series of imports that UN 
> Mappers [1] are preparing at UNGSC [2] in Brindisi as part of the 
> Unite Maps Initiative [3].
> This import consists of around 108,000 km of waterways (rivers, 
> streams, canals, etc.) in the southern part of Somalia coming from the 
> geodatabase of the UN Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) [4], that 
> would vastly improve the hydrographic coverage of the map of Somalia.
> You can check the import wiki here: 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Somalia/Somalia_Imports/Somalia_UNSOS_waterways_import 
> A hands-on wiki showing the detailed import workflow is has been 
> produced: 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Somalia/Somalia_Imports/Somalia_UNSOS_waterways_import/Workflow 
> As you can see, it is intended to be a crowdsourced import using an 
> OSM Tasking Manager, where experienced users will be welcome to the 
> mapping effort and to the validation of the import process.
> Any comments/questions/issues/etc will be most welcome!
> Cheers,
> Rafael.
> [1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Unite_Maps_Initiative/UN_Mappers
> [2] https://www.ungsc.org/
> [3] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Unite_Maps_Initiative
> [4] https://unsos.unmissions.org/

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