[talk-au] Mapping houses and addresses in Sydney

Phil Wyatt phil at wyatt-family.com
Sun Jun 17 02:00:20 UTC 2018


Correct, alternatively the AU OSM community could set up an instance of the task manager to support community projects.


Cheers - Phil, 
On the road with his iPad 

> On 17 Jun 2018, at 11:47 am, Dion Moult <dion at thinkmoult.com> wrote:
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> Wow, seems a little overkill to put the task there where it seems the objective is for humanitarian needs :) Australian house addresses are hardly humanitarian in nature :)
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> Dion Moult
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>> On June 17, 2018 9:30 AM, Phil Wyatt <phil at wyatt-family.com> wrote:
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>> You could put a project up on the HOT Task manager as a low priority and then send folks the link
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>> https://tasks.hotosm.org/contribute?difficulty=ALL
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>> Cheers - Phil, 
>> On the road with his iPad 
>> 
>> On 16 Jun 2018, at 10:29 pm, Dion Moult <dion at thinkmoult.com> wrote:
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>>> As a continuation of this thread just wondering if there was a way to divide up Sydney into a grid and automatically check the progress of whether that zone has been mapped or not. Is there a standard approach for this? 
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>>> Dion Moult
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>>> On 6 Jun 2018, 09:39, Warin < 61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> On 06/06/18 08:51, Dion Moult wrote:
>>> > Thanks Andrew et all,
>>> >
>>> > Yes, I have used the ESRI imagery layer. Thanks for the heads up of the LPI base map. Before I go too far, can one of you please look at the work I've done so far if I'm doing things correctly? Here is a small sample in the suburb of Epping that I have traced houses and added addresses:
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>>> > https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=18/-33.78071/151.06628
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>>> > In that scenario I did not trace off the LPI imagery, but instead traced off ESRI. I noticed if I enable the LPI imagery, the houses don't line up. Should this be fixed? If so, what's the best way?
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>>> Any imagery can have a 'offset' from where it should be. And that offset will vary as you go up and down hills.
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>>> The LPI Imagery has much better resolution and less parallax error than the other sources .. I prefer it to any other images for its accuracy.
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>>> That said it is usefull to check with other images for more up to date things. I found in Coffs Harbour that the DigitalGlobe stuff is more current.
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>>> I'll leave others to comment on that address stuff.. no expert on that (yet). :)
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