[talk-au] SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon - Sunday 9th Feb

Andrew Harvey andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 6 02:44:29 UTC 2020


The lifecycle prefix is the way to go
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Lifecycle_prefix and has already been
used fairly widespread to map impact from the current fire season.

razed:building=*
ruins:building=*

On Thu, 6 Feb 2020 at 13:05, Phil Wyatt <phil at wyatt-family.com> wrote:

> Hi Folks,
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> I am also not sure that adding Damage=No is suitable for OSM either?
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> *If the building footprint already exists then add a "Damaged" tag with a
> value of "Yes" if it looks to have been impacted by fire or "No" if it has
> not been impacted by fire. If you are unsure do not enter a tag at all.*
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> Cheers - Phil
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> *From:* Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Thursday, 6 February 2020 12:37 PM
> *To:* Stephen Backway <stev391 at email.com>
> *Cc:* talk-au <talk-au at openstreetmap.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [talk-au] SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon -
> Sunday 9th Feb
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> I was corrected by someone off list, looks like they are planning on
> mapping within OSM https://tasks.hotosm.org/project/7893. Now I have to
> scrabble to validate Planet Labs has provided the necessary permission for
> their imagery to be traced into OSM.
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> On Thu, 6 Feb 2020 at 12:12, Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> I sent an email to the contact email to ask for more information, but by
> the looks of it they aren't uploading anything to OpenStreetMap, they are
> creating their own datasets (which may or may not be released as open data,
> they haven't stated yet). It's unclear how they are planning on consuming
> OpenStreetMap though. I'm still keen to see what they've identified as
> important or useful to map.
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> What they've stated is they'll be using Planet Labs imagery
> https://www.planet.com/disaster/fires-in-australia-2019-11-06/.
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> 1) As far as I'm aware we don't have an imagery tracing waiver from Planet
> Labs, it's worth reaching out to Planet Labs to ask for this waiver for use
> in OpenStreetMap.
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> 2) Since access to the imagery is restricted "We provide limited access to
> Explorer for up to 30 days to qualified disaster volunteer organizations,
> humanitarian organizations, and other coordinating bodies." it's unclear
> how we'd go about asking for access, and who gets access. But for now at
> least, without (1) my view is we can't trace Planet Labs imagery for use in
> OpenStreetMap.
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> On Thu, 6 Feb 2020 at 11:50, Stephen Backway <stev391 at email.com> wrote:
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> Hi group,
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> I just came across this Map-A-Thon by chance, apologies if it has been
> shared already and I missed it:
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> https://sssi.org.au/fire-map-a-thon/about-map-a-thon
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> Extract from the above page:
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> *The SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon is being held on Sunday,
> 9th February, 2020 and registrations are now open!  To register visit: SSSI
> National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon
> <https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sssi-national-bushfire-recovery-map-a-thon-nat057-tickets-90744133145> *
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> *SSSI is thankful to the surveying and geospatial community for reaching
> out to assist with the bushfire recovery effort and for the continued
> offers of assistance from individuals and businesses from within Australia
> and globally.*
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> From reading through the pages, they are going to be using OpenStreetMap
> in conjunction with government data and imagery, so not sure if they have
> any new datasets/imagery layers that we haven't already mentioned on the
> list...
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> Stephen.
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