[OSM-talk] Haiti EQ response: haiti field-based requirement for osm maps on gps + install instruction to humanitarian workers with low GIS/ GPS culture

nicolas chavent nicolas.chavent at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 14:15:48 GMT 2010


Worthy to harvest those resources, organize a set of links in
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Haiti and perhaps put a stand
alone doc


On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 3:08 PM, Jonas Krückel <osm at jonas-krueckel.de>wrote:

> Am 15.01.2010 um 15:01 schrieb nicolas chavent:
> > Hi
> >
> > Below a field requirement form Haiti on gamrin gps maps which is half met
> >
> > a garmin img file of roads and places with clear instructions for non-gis
> users on how to load it to some common garmin units could be helpful.  We
> should encourage humanitarians to load this before they arrive.  The GIS
> staff in Haiti will not really be able to support loading this for people.
> Overlaying the additional information with gpx files might be easier and
> faster than building a special maps style. In the osm wiki we have quite a
> lot of instructions on how to load the maps onto a garmin device. Problem
> is, that it differs based on the device and data used by the people.
> Jonas (John07)

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