Introduction to OpenStreetMap

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A Brief Intro to OSM from trainings in Colombo in August, 2013.

A Brief Intro to OSM from trainings in Colombo in August, 2013.

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  • 1. OPENSTREET MAP Jeff Haack – Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
  • 2. Wikipedia of Maps
  • 3. Freely Editable
  • 4. Building a map from scratch  On the ground surveys  Lot of work (needs lots of people) GPS
  • 5. Community  > 1,000,000 registered users
  • 6. Data  Data Objects Added to OSM
  • 7. RAW DATA Open License XML API. Download a bbox Download the whole planet!
  • 8. Use the maps Take the free data Take regular updates Feed your data in? Work with the community ... ...
  • 9. What is OpenStreetMap? • A platform for collaborative map data collection • A global database of geodata freely available to all • A community of users from different backgrounds and with different interests
  • 10. What is OpenStreetMap NOT? • A system for analyzing data • A place for everything
  • 11. Collecting Exposure Data
  • 12. So we have exposure data… Now what?
  • 13. InaSAFE
  • 14. THANK YOU Jeff Haack – Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team