[Talk-us] National Park Mapping Party?
aschoell at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 04:18:27 BST 2009
> My take on the problem with Olympic National Park (where there is
> pretty good data) is to just import all of the park trails (which I
> found the National Forest Service has but NPS doesn't) and then as
> I'm hiking around and working in the park I'll check the trails.
> From a quick look at the Yahoo! aerial photography the park data
> appears to be pretty much spot on (barring washouts, avalanches etc)
> so I'm not foreseeing any problems with a bulk upload. For areas
> where the USGS maps are better (they are notoriously awful here) you
> can always use the USGS WMS server to get in preliminary trails. I
> do definitely like the idea of a bunch of hikers ambling around our
> national parks with gps units and going to town on OSM, though.
do you have a link for a USGS WMS server for JOSM? Is there a topo
layer available in WGS84?
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