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Open StreetMap presentation at Sydney "Bridging the Gap" Crisis Camp

Open StreetMap presentation at Sydney "Bridging the Gap" Crisis Camp

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  • 1. Bridging the Gap think tank OpenStreetMap Andrew Harvey
  • 2. What is OSM?
  • 3. What is OSM?global,
  • 4. What is OSM?global, collaborative,
  • 5. What is OSM?global, collaborative, free/open,
  • 6. What is OSM?global, collaborative, free/open, spatial database
  • 7. What is OSM?community
  • 8. What is OSM? databasecommunity
  • 9. What is OSM? database community automotive-view.png© OpenStreetMap contributors, CC-BY-SA - © OpenStreetMap contributors, CC-BY-SA
  • 10. OSM Data RepresentationJOSM - Map Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, CC-BY-SA
  • 11. Flexible Schema● Anyone can invent a tag and start using it. e.g. building=collapsed
  • 12. Supporting Open Source Stack● Lots of free and open source software written which supports OSM ● osm2pgsql (importing OSM into PostgreSQL) ● mapnik (cartographic rendering) ● monav (routing engine and application) ● OpenLayers (web maps) ● + much much more....
  • 13. Low Adoption Barrier● Existing worldwide minutely web map updates ●● Daily OSM extracts available for you to import into existing GIS systems ●● Easy for new users to get started ● potlatch2
  • 14. Contributing to OSM● Ground survey ● With a GPS ● Without a GPS (eg. walking papers)● Tracing aerial imagery● Providing existing data under a free licence● Editors: Potlatch2, JOSM, Merkaartor
  • 15. Crisis Management with OSM Before Quake
  • 16. Crisis Management with OSM Before Quake Shortly After Quake
  • 17. Crisis Management with OSM Before QuakeMay 2011 Shortly After Quake
  • 18. Crisis Management with OSM● An accurate basemap● A database of potentially important features, e.g. ● fire-hydrants ● temporary shelters● Routing post-disaster ● segments tagged as impassable=yes
  • 19. Any Questions?
  • 20. ThanksOpenStreetMap Response to Haiti earthquake by Shoaib Burq<>Haiti: CrisisMapping the Earthquake @ Where 2.0 Conf 2010<><>Globe image generated using Marble based on Map tiles ©OpenStreetMap contributors, CC-BY-SA Unless otherwise noted, To the extent possible under law, Andrew Harvey has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this presentation and these slides. This work is published from: Australia.