[talk-ph] Isabela Mapping Marathon

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 03:17:13 BST 2009


Just to inform you that this mapping project have been sidelined for
the moment.  Will keep everyone updated when we have more news on
this.

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 9:57 PM, maning sambale
<emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Within the coming months, we will be conducting a series of mapping
> parties for several towns in Isabela, Philippines.
> http://osm.org/go/42jO3Yy-
>
> The grand goals are the following:
>    * To assist the Isabela LGUs in collecting geospatial data for the Province
>    * Teach local college students in data collection and editing
>    * Upload all data in Openstreetmap
>    * Prepare poster maps for each town
>
> These areas are mostly rural, mountainous and the participants are
> most likely unaware of Openstreetmap, GPS or even Google Map.  Each
> mapping workshop will be two days, participants will be provided with
> GPS units.  At the end of each day, all data will be compiled and
> uploaded to OSM.
>
> I need some tips/advice on how to run this event.
> What materials should we prepare?
> What concepts should we teach?
> Worst case scenarios we should look out for?
> etc.
>
> The GPS units and laptops will be donated to the local university in
> order to sustain map updates.  Through this project, we hope we can
> plant the seed of OSM enthusiasm in the local community.
>
> --
> cheers,
> maning
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cheers,
maning
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