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Tim waters OpenHistoricalMap State of the Map Scotland 2015

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Tim waters OpenHistoricalMap State of the Map Scotland 2015

  1. 1. Tim Waters SOTMS15 Oct 2015 “Chippy” @tim_waters tim@geothings.net
  2. 2. What it isn't (quite) Historical Objects in OSM
  3. 3. What is it? (The logo is a hint)
  4. 4. OpenHistoricalMap.org Most modest mapping project EVER! Everything that has ever existed World's most out of date map.
  5. 5. OSM Stack Separate Server Separate Database Planet Overpass API http://overpass.openhistoricalmap.org
  6. 6. Examples
  7. 7. Hunterston Scotland 19C
  8. 8. Hunterston Scotland Now
  9. 9. Saeby – Denmark 18C
  10. 10. Saeby – Denmark Now
  11. 11. Roman Roads
  12. 12. Roman Mainz
  13. 13. WWI Trenches, Artillery positions etc
  14. 14. Paris 19C
  15. 15. Snows Infected Pump
  16. 16. Snows Infected Pump
  17. 17. in OHM
  18. 18. Burning Man 2008/9
  19. 19. OHM OSM 20C Treasure Island - SF Bay
  20. 20. Manhattan 1854
  21. 21. How to add stuff to OHM
  22. 22. A very old garmin
  23. 23. Imports Archive from OSM Tracing from Historical Maps
  24. 24. WikiMedia Commons - Wikimaps
  25. 25. Wikimaps
  26. 26. Editing ● Tags – normal OSM ones ● start_date end_date – YYYY / YYYY-MM-DD ● Note of source map would be nice
  27. 27. Simple? ● Rabbit hole ● Cart before horse? ● Gregorian dates. ● Vagueness / fuzzy
  28. 28. imho ● OSM way - – good enough is better than perfect. ● Contributors not historical GIS “experts” ● Do whatever and let the renderers sort it out!
  29. 29. Future ● More Map layers ● Timesliders. ● Vector tiles ● Better tracing tools OpenHistoricalMap.org #ohm on irc.oftc.net https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/historic https://github.com/openhistoricalmap/ “Chippy” @tim_waters tim@geothings.net

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