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

Jean-Guilhem Cailton jgc at arkemie.com
Mon Nov 1 19:12:10 GMT 2010


My guess is that it had not been processed for online access, because 
this takes time, especially manually on many images, and because there 
was other imagery covering the area affected by the earthquake.

Le 01/11/2010 19:57, Kate Chapman a écrit :
> Hi Jean-Guilhem,
>
> In your original e-mail you pointed to imagery that was not previously
> available, that was why I was asking.  Just wanted to ensure the
> Quickbird imagery was under that license.
>
> -Kate
>
> On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 1:52 PM, Jean-Guilhem Cailton<jgc at arkemie.com>  wrote:
>    
>> Hi Kate,
>>
>> It is the same data from the January time frame, so the permission given by
>> Digital Globe should apply
>> (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Haiti/Imagery_and_data_sources#DigitalGlobe).
>>
>> Do you have any reason to think otherwise ?
>>
>> Jean-Guilhem
>>
>>
>> Le 01/11/2010 19:13, Kate Chapman a écrit :
>>      
>>> Hey Jean-Guilhem,
>>>
>>> I don't know if the licensing on the Quickbird is compatible with OSM.
>>>   Do you know what the license is?
>>>
>>> -Kate
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 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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