[Talk-ht] Haiti: extended high res imagery, hurricane Tomas, and cholera

Kate Chapman kate at maploser.com
Mon Nov 1 18:13:22 GMT 2010

Hey Jean-Guilhem,

I don't know if the licensing on the Quickbird is compatible with OSM.
 Do you know what the license is?


On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Jean-Guilhem Cailton <jgc at arkemie.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> The high resolution satellite imagery that was available after the
> earthquake and hosted at Telascience, is available online again. It also
> includes imagery that was not available then (as far as I know), notably
> many Quickbird images.
> It can be browsed on this page:
> http://hyperquad.telascience.org/haiti3/
> And used as WMS layer(s) from this URL:
> http://hyperquad.telascience.org/cgi-bin/haiti3?
> (use with the Edit/Preferences/WMS/Add dialog in JOSM)
> Thanks to Winkey and all those who made this possible.
> Hurricane Tomas is forecast to go over Haiti by the end of the week, with
> strong winds and heavy rains:
> http://www.tropicalstormrisk.com/tracker/dynamic/201021N.html
> Southern regions are exposed to be hit by the hurricane in its full
> strength.
> This UNOCHA situation report describes hurricane preparations, and the
> on-going cholera response:
> http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900sid/MUMA-8AS9T7/$File/full_report.pdf
> This might be a good time to extend and complete basic OSM mapping (roads,
> villages, rivers, ...), that was mostly focused on the area hit by the
> earthquake, and was already useful to the relief effort.
> Best wishes,
> Jean-Guilhem
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