[OSM-talk] New tool: Generate coastlines from Landsat imagery

Ray Booysen raybooysen at rjb.za.net
Sat Aug 4 09:12:27 BST 2007

Very nice work!

On 8/4/07, Darryl Shpak <darryl at shpak.ca> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just checked in Lakewalker, a tool that can be used to
> automatically generate coastline data from NASA's Landsat imagery. I've
> used it to trace a lot of the lakes and islands in my area; an example
> can be seen at
> http://www.informationfreeway.org/?lat=53&lon=-100.5&zoom=12&layers=0B00F000
> The resulting data is significantly higher resolution than the PGS
> import, and can be used in areas where there is no PGS data.
> Lakewalker resides in
> svn.openstreetmap.org/applications/utils/import/lakewalker, and requires
> Python and the Python Imaging Library. Minimal documentation is
> available in the README and with the --help option.
> If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to email me directly or
> look for me on #osm.
> - Darryl (DShpak)
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Ray Booysen
raybooysen at rjb.za.net
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