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OpenStreetMap in Palestine
       Mikel Maron, OSM Foundation
                              N2Y4
                       20...
Complete
Roads and POI
 in West Bank
     and Gaza
OpenStreetMap?
Global Collaborative Mapping
              “kinda like Wikipedia for Maps”
GPS Surveying, Mapping Parties,
Imagery Digitizing, Open Database
Maps and Data are
Expensive, Wrong, Not Everywhere
OSM in
Print, Offline, Mobile
OSM in
Govt & Corps
OSM in
the Developing World and UN
JumpStart Mapping Palestine
we are missing
Neutral Geographic Context
         http://www.flickr.com/photos/discoste/3069220022/
Bethlehem August 2008
Engineers without Borders
  Engineering Association
Testing Our Mapping
        Assumptions
Not Easy!
         Security/ Heat!/
Volunteers to Job Creation
Mappers!
From Hebron to Ramallah to Jenin
Partners
Atlas, NC4D, ARIJ, PCBS, Relief Intl
The State of the Maps
Paper Maps, Geodata Sharing, Piracy
Much happiness
the first
“Palestinian Spy Satellite”
             (kite photography)
Gaza January 2009
no decent maps anywhere
Call out for help
Yahoo! imagery
Tidal wave of crowdsourcing
Collect existing data sources
                 and free data
UN, Commercial, NGO, EU, Wikipedia, USA, News
Southern Gaza
Remote Mappers, 7 days
Fundraiser for Imagery
        5k GBP in days
2m, mid-January
from Digital Globe
JumpStart enters
   Gaza in March
local knowledge
Gaza City today
And now...
Applications and Use
Nationalized Routing
SocialGeo
                and
Craigslist for Gaza
H.O.T

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
State of the Map
Mapper Scholarships
Complete
Roads and POI
 in West Bank
     and Gaza
Thank you!
                            Mikel Maron
                mikel@osmfoundation.org

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/...
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  1. 1. OpenStreetMap in Palestine Mikel Maron, OSM Foundation N2Y4 2009 May 26
  2. 2. Complete Roads and POI in West Bank and Gaza
  3. 3. OpenStreetMap? Global Collaborative Mapping “kinda like Wikipedia for Maps”
  4. 4. GPS Surveying, Mapping Parties, Imagery Digitizing, Open Database
  5. 5. Maps and Data are Expensive, Wrong, Not Everywhere
  6. 6. OSM in Print, Offline, Mobile
  7. 7. OSM in Govt & Corps
  8. 8. OSM in the Developing World and UN
  9. 9. JumpStart Mapping Palestine
  10. 10. we are missing Neutral Geographic Context http://www.flickr.com/photos/discoste/3069220022/
  11. 11. Bethlehem August 2008 Engineers without Borders Engineering Association
  12. 12. Testing Our Mapping Assumptions
  13. 13. Not Easy! Security/ Heat!/ Volunteers to Job Creation
  14. 14. Mappers!
  15. 15. From Hebron to Ramallah to Jenin
  16. 16. Partners Atlas, NC4D, ARIJ, PCBS, Relief Intl
  17. 17. The State of the Maps Paper Maps, Geodata Sharing, Piracy
  18. 18. Much happiness
  19. 19. the first “Palestinian Spy Satellite” (kite photography)
  20. 20. Gaza January 2009 no decent maps anywhere
  21. 21. Call out for help
  22. 22. Yahoo! imagery
  23. 23. Tidal wave of crowdsourcing
  24. 24. Collect existing data sources and free data UN, Commercial, NGO, EU, Wikipedia, USA, News
  25. 25. Southern Gaza Remote Mappers, 7 days
  26. 26. Fundraiser for Imagery 5k GBP in days
  27. 27. 2m, mid-January from Digital Globe
  28. 28. JumpStart enters Gaza in March
  29. 29. local knowledge
  30. 30. Gaza City today
  31. 31. And now...
  32. 32. Applications and Use Nationalized Routing
  33. 33. SocialGeo and Craigslist for Gaza
  34. 34. H.O.T Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
  35. 35. State of the Map Mapper Scholarships
  36. 36. Complete Roads and POI in West Bank and Gaza
  37. 37. Thank you! Mikel Maron mikel@osmfoundation.org http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Wiki Project_Palestine http://brainoff.com/weblog/index.php? s=gaza+openstreetmap http://jumpstart-mapping.blogspot.com/
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