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Presented to the State of the Map US 2012 Conference in Portland, OR.

Presented to the State of the Map US 2012 Conference in Portland, OR.



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  • 1. OSM & Online Time Machines Building the world’s most detailed,universal, and out of date, map SotM US 2012 Portland, OR 13 Oct 2012 Jeff Meyer jeff@gwhat.org
  • 2. What’s anOnline Time Machine? A general- purpose tool that takes you back to a specific place and time. Basic Controls: Geo Box Time Box Content
  • 3. 2004MappingAcross 2009 Time… It’s Not a New Idea …And it’s not Just about 2009 Historic Maps 2009
  • 4. Economic Q:Why Hasn’t It CaughtOn in OSM? Plenty of other stuff going on Including day xn + yn = zn jobs Mapping todaystill unsolved Many Hard Questions Soylent problem: History is… people!
  • 5. Why Now? Increased Expectations Tools getting betterMapping & Web Grasp alwaysexceeds reach Temporal Mapping Is HOT
  • 6. What OSMCan Do Now A lot! Community support (OSM-H) Tagging advice (Buildings) Common Environment (Rails port)
  • 7. TAGGING …aaaah, Tagging. We love you so.
  • 8. 1850 OSM History Issues Tags Historic=yes? 1900 Date Convention Nein! Event ModelStart_date=yes? Hell yes! Building Model 1950 That’s not Authoring tools enough – many unresolved Processing issues. Tools 2000 FrankieRoberto’s deckis the word on Manchester sequence this topic. Frankie Roberto
  • 9. The Playa on OSM Mikel Maron
  • 10. PanicTimeForMostPotentialHistoryContributors
  • 11. Changingframes ofreference
  • 12. 2012SanFranciscoPastmapperNOTE:Shoreline
  • 13. 1853SanFranciscoPastmapper
  • 14. OldSF.org
  • 15. DubaiShorelines OSMDo Change1875 1897 1906 1943Seattle Burke Museum
  • 16. AUTHORING Much can be done in OSM Lots of historicgeodata doesn’t “fit” into osm Still a pain for time series Stylingmatters… samedata, different style =different story
  • 18. Quick Rendering Demos•  Mapstory.org: http://mapstory.org/maps/270•  Pastmapper.org•  Oldsf.org•  SVG Rendering•  Torque Demo: http://geocommons.com/maps/ 157204•  Geocommons: http://geocommons.com/maps/ 157204
  • 19. Moving Forward on Moving Backward•  Tag start_date! •  Getting started•  Osm-h discussion •  Sanborn Maps•  Try some test cases •  Real Estate maps•  OSM-H Sandbox •  Warp (easy), compare, edit,•  Get outside US repeat
  • 20. Background Info
  • 21. Key References & Contacts•  OSM-H mailing list: lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/historic•  Frankie Roberto’s Mapping History Presentation: www.slideshare.net/ frankieroberto/mapp-history-on-open-street-map•  Shekhar Krishnan & Schuyler Erle’s Open Historical Maps: isites.harvard.edu/ fs/docs/icb.topic39008.files/Shekhar_Krishnan_ABCD_GIS.pdf•  Aaron Cope’s paper on Building=yes www.museumsandtheweb.com/mw2012/papers/buildingyes
  • 22. Sites to Check OutOnline Your local library. ; ) Seriously! It’s quite a “site”!•  MapStory: www.mapstory.org •  Insurance Maps – Sanborn•  Pastmapper: www.pastmapper.com •  Real Estate Maps – e.g. Kroll or Baist in•  OldSF.org: www.oldsf.org Seattle - •  NYPL Map Warper: •  Business Directories – e.g: http://maps.nypl.org/warper/ •  San Francisco – Adams – from Pastmapper.com - http://www.archive.org/•  Library of Congress American Memory stream/awmorgancossanfr1852awmo#page/ Map Collection: n7/mode/2up http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ gmdhtml/gmdhome.html •  Seattle – Choir – http://cdm15015.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ ref/collection/p15015coll2/id/8573•  USGS Historical Topographic Maps (lots of good city & shoreline info: http://cida.usgs.gov/hqsp/apex/f? p=262:1:150662570906122
  • 23. 2012SeattleOSM
  • 24. 1856SeattleHand Drawn Main First
  • 25. 1878SeattleBancroftBirds-Eye 1856
  • 26. 1895SeattleUSGS 1856
  • 27. 1908SeattleUSGS
  • 28. 1975SeattleUSGS