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My GPS Stories

  1. 1. My GPS Stories Maning Sambale
  2. 2. GPS tracks used to be the most common source of primary data for OSM. Once uploaded and traced in OSM, we often ignore them. These traces tells a story of your mapping journeys.
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  4. 4. Garmin GPS III Plus Penablanca, Cagayan. Research on forest fragmentation (research paper incomplete).
  5. 5. Garmin GPS III Penablanca, Cagayan. Nearly had a heated argument with a group of illegal loggers.
  6. 6. ETrex Legend Marikina City. Mostly by walking, later on, by bike.
  7. 7. Etrex Legend Built my own data cable similar to this one because Garmin's data cable is too expensive.
  8. 8. Etrex Legend Loyola Heights , QC. OSM class project for BS Environmental Planning and Mangement GIS Course.
  9. 9. Garmin GPS 76 University of Southern Mindanao, Kabacan, Maguindanao. Almost got bitten by 4 rabid dogs.
  10. 10. Etrex Legend HCx Marikina City. Beginnings of the systematic road network mapping of the city. Started building my own Garmin based maps.
  11. 11. Etrex Legend Hcx (2nd unit since the first one was stolen, this one eventually died). Cubao Mapping Party. Future plans for OSM-PH discussed with Eugene and Neil.xs
  12. 12. GT31 – GPStoGO unit donated by OSMF to OSM-PH Intramuros Mapping Party. Mapped lots historic=monument, landuse=grass, highway=footway, historic=memorial mapped. Swollen muscles after 6 hours of walking in Luneta.
  13. 13. GT-31 and Tablet (with QGIS Android) Lian, Batangas. Mangroves and Marine Protected Area delineation.
  14. 14. GT-31 and Tablet (with QGIS Android) Lian, Batangas. Mangrove forests and Marine Protected Area delineation.
  15. 15. Nuvi 1310 Marikina City. Bike trails, housenumbers, trees
  16. 16. Droid phone Marikina City. Housenumber mapping with Keypadmapper and FieldPapers. Finally mastered the left-hand-handlebar-righthand-phone-at-7kph trick.
  17. 17. Other stories
  18. 18. Tagaytay Mapping Party. Team Maning and Andre
  19. 19. Koronadal, South Cotabato. First Mapping Party for a MSc GIS course.
  20. 20. Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Known for its Remote Sensing and GIS program but didn't bothered to map the campus in OSM.
  21. 21. Joined a rainforestation program. Of course the endemic trees I planted should have geographic coordinates!
  22. 22. Dumaguete, Negros Island. FOSS4G workshop with wildlife biologists. My flight was late in the afternoon, with nothing to do, I mapped the downtown area.
  23. 23. With all the imagery available, should I still map with my GPS? YES! Share your GPS stories at ce/create
  24. 24. With all the imagery available, should I still map with my GPS? YES! Share your GPS stories at ce/create