Introduction to OpenStreetMap

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Introduction to OpenStreetMap

  1. 1. OpenStreetMap Mapping for Exposure Data Kate Chapman Jeff Haack
  2. 2. A web project to create a free and open map of the entire world, built entirely from volunteers surveying with GPS, digitizing aerial imagery, and collecting and liberating existing public sources of geographic data.
  3. 3. History <ul><li>* Founded in the United Kingdom in 2004 by Steve Coast </li></ul><ul><li>* Ordnance Survey Data was Expensive to Use </li></ul><ul><li>* July 2005 the First Mapping Party Takes Place </li></ul>
  4. 4. OpenStreetMap Statistics * Over 300,000 Registered Users from All Over the World * 1,000s Edit Regularly
  5. 5. Nodes, Ways and Areas
  6. 6. What is the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team? An organization working to promote the use of open data and volunteered geographic information within the humanitarian and development contexts
  7. 8. Urban Environments
  8. 9. Rural Environments
  9. 11. Attributes <ul><li>Use </li></ul><ul><li>Structure Type </li></ul><ul><li>Wall Type </li></ul><ul><li>Roof Type </li></ul><ul><li>Levels </li></ul>
  10. 12. Fed into Risk-in-a-Box
  11. 13. Let’s Learn How!
  12. 17. Java OpenStreetMap Editor
  13. 18. Let’s Make Some Data

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