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Introduction to OSM and HOT, and discussion about potential uses in Sri Lanka

Introduction to OSM and HOT, and discussion about potential uses in Sri Lanka

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  • OPENSTREET MAP Jeff Haack – Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
  • Colombo, August 16, 2013 1. What is OpenStreetMap? 2. How and Why OSM Began 3. A Year of Edits 4. How it Works 5. Mapping in OSM 6. The Data 7. The OpenStreetMap Community 8. Using OSM Data 9. Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team 10.Successful Communities 11.Government and OpenStreetMap 12.Potential in Sri Lanka
  • 1. What is OpenStreetMap? • Geodata • Roads • Waterways • POIs • Buildings • … and more • Thousands of Users Editing • Open, Free Data View slide
  • 1. What is OpenStreetMap? • Geodata • Roads • Waterways • POIs • Buildings • … and more • Thousands of Users Editing • Open, Free Data View slide
  • 1. What is OpenStreetMap? • Geodata • Roads • Waterways • POIs • Buildings • … and more • Thousands of Users Editing • Open, Free Data
  • 1. What is OpenStreetMap? • Geodata • Roads • Waterways • POIs • Buildings • … and more • Thousands of Users Editing • Open, Free Data
  • 1. What is OpenStreetMap? • Geodata • Roads • Waterways • POIs • Buildings • … and more • Thousands of Users Editing • Open, Free Data
  • 1. What is OpenStreetMap? • Geodata • Roads • Waterways • POIs • Buildings • … and more • Thousands of Users Editing • Open, Free Data (ODbL)
  • 2. History of OpenStreetMap • Founded in 2004 in the UK • 2006 Yahoo! provides satellite imagery • 2007 First OSM Conference in Europe • 2009 100,000 Users Registered • 2010 Bing provides satellite imagery • 2013 1,000,000 Users Registered
  • OSM and Ordnance Survey £many £0 Low quality High quality OS OSM
  • OSM and Ordnance Survey £many £0 Low quality High quality OS MasterMap OSM OS StreetView OS Landranger
  • 2. History of OpenStreetMap • Founded in 2004 in the UK • 2006 Yahoo! provides satellite imagery • 2007 First OSM Conference in Europe • 2009 100,000 Users Registered • 2010 Bing provides satellite imagery • 2013 1,000,000 Users Registered
  • bing Aerial Imagery
  • 2. History of OpenStreetMap • Founded in 2004 in the UK • 2006 Yahoo! provides satellite imagery • 2007 First OSM Conference in Europe • 2009 100,000 Users Registered • 2010 Bing provides satellite imagery • 2013 1,000,000 Users Registered
  • 3. A Year of Edits
  • 4. How it Works • Central Database • Editing API (Data transmitted over XML) • Multiple Editing Applications
  • 4. How it Works • Central Database • Multiple Editing Applications • Editing API (Data transmitted over XML)
  • 4. How it Works • Central Database • Multiple Editing Applications • Editing API (Data transmitted over XML)
  • 5. How do People Map? • Trace Imagery • Go Outside • Report Bugs • Divide Tasks
  • 5. How do People Map? • Trace Imagery • Go Outside • Report Bugs • Divide Tasks
  • 5. How do People Map? • Trace Imagery • Go Outside • Report Bugs • Divide Tasks
  • 5. How do People Map? • Trace Imagery • Go Outside • Report Bugs • Divide Tasks
  • 6. The Data • All Vector Data • Free-tagging system • (meaning every object in the database can carry an unlimited number of attributes) amenity=pub name=Hare & Hounds highway=residential name=Court Street
  • 7. The OSM Community • Wiki • Mapping Parties • Mailing Lists • IRC
  • 7. The OSM Community
  • 7. The OSM Community
  • 8. Integrating OSM Data • OSM as a base map • Integrate into ArcGIS • Integrate into QGIS • Integrate into Web Maps • Use on Many Devices
  • 8. Integrating OSM Data • OSM as a base map • Integrate into ArcGIS • Integrate into QGIS • Integrate into Web Maps • Use on Many Devices
  • 8. Integrating OSM Data • ODbL License • Copyright!
  • 9. Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team  hot.openstreetmap.org  Coordinating remote mapping  Brokering release of imagery  On-the ground deployment follow up  Mapping in the developing world  Getting organized
  • 9. HOT in Haiti
  •  Good detailed map  Fast!
  • 9. HOT in Haiti  Ushahidi  Using OSM in a mashup
  • 9. HOT in Haiti  Garmin downloads  (converted raw data)  Search & Rescue teams  “Please be assured that we are using your data - I just wish we knew about this earlier.”
  • 9. HOT in Haiti  “Without a doubt,  OpenStreetMap has  helped to save lives.”  “We used OpenStreetMap on a  daily basis... Usually it is impossible  to get this information.”
  • 9. HOT in Kibera  Largest slum in Africa  Mikel Maron Photo CCBY2: St. Aloysius Gonzaga High School Journalism Club http://www.flickr.com/photos/newbeatphoto/3726803818/ Photo CCNCBY2: Erica 'junipermarie' on flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/junipermarie/4098163220/
  • 9. HOT in Kibera  Training local people to contribute  Take ownership of their map
  • 9. OSM in Gaza
  • Pakistan Floods  Larger more rural area  SPOT imagery Pre-flood limited resolution
  • 10. Successful Communities  Users from diverse areas and interests  Communication & Collaboration  Organizers  Individuals  Institutions (schools, universities)  Government  Diverse Applications
  • London Riots Map
  • 11. Government in OpenStreetMap  United States  State Department releases Aerial imagery to HOT during emergencies  Fire departments  National Park service  U.S. Census Bureau  Municipalities
  • 11. Government in OpenStreetMap  Indonesia  Disaster Management Agency  Local Development Organizers  Health Department
  • 12. OSM in Sri Lanka  Opportunities  Collaborate on base data  Reduce duplication of work  A single canonical source  Challenges  Organizing  Integrating new processes  Accepting Open Data
  • THANK YOU Jeff Haack – Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team