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A talk about humanitarian mapping with OpenStreetMap. This was August 9th 2011 at an event organised by <a>Article25</a>, <a>sponge network</a>, and <a>RIBA knowledge communities</a>.

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  1. 1. OpenStreetMap.org and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Harry Wood harrywood.co.uk
  2. 2. OpenStreetMap.org
  3. 3. FREE DATA RAW DATA Open Licensed <ul>Build a map from scratch </ul>
  4. 4. Simple Map Editing <ul><li>Openly editable map
  5. 5. Vector editing
  6. 6. Large numbers of people. Small contributions </li></ul>
  7. 7. 400,000 registered users Increasing activity
  8. 8. On-the-ground Surveying GPS Photo CC-BY-SA Gordon Joly http://flic.kr/p/4KPZ8B
  9. 9. bing Aerial Imagery
  10. 10. Nodes Ways Tags amenity=pub name=Hare & Hounds highway=residential name=Court Street
  11. 11. Worldwide project Mapping tools and process works everywhere
  12. 12. Haiti Earthquake Yahoo! imagery sketching
  13. 13. GeoEye – Open release of imagery
  14. 14. <ul><li>Many sources. Warping rectification.
  15. 15. WMS & Tile serving </li></ul>
  16. 20. Good detailed map Fast!
  17. 21. Web Mapping Ushahidi Using OSM in a mashup
  18. 23. Devices - Offline Maps 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.”
  19. 24. Messages of thanks “ Without a doubt, OpenStreetMap has helped to save lives.” “ We used OpenStreetMap on a daily basis... Usually it is impossible to get this information.”
  20. 25. Kibera, Nairobi <ul><li>Largest slum in Africa
  21. 26. Mikel Maron </li></ul>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/
  22. 27. Kibera, Nairobi <ul><li>Training local people to contribute
  23. 28. Take ownership of their map </li></ul>
  24. 29. Gaza Strip
  25. 30. Pakistan Floods <ul><li>Larger more rural area
  26. 31. SPOT imagery </li><ul><li>Pre-flood
  27. 32. limited resolution </li></ul></ul>
  28. 33. Sendai
  29. 34. Sendai
  30. 35. Sendai Earthquake & Tsunami <ul><li>Developed country </li><ul><li>Need maps? </li></ul><li>Better free maps </li><ul><li>Flooded areas
  31. 36. Landuse details </li></ul><li>Ushahidi </li></ul>
  32. 38. London Riots Map
  33. 39. Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team hot.openstreetmap.org <ul><li>Coordinating remote mapping
  34. 40. Brokering release of imagery
  35. 41. On-the ground deployment follow up
  36. 42. Mapping in the developing world </li></ul><ul><li>Getting organised </li></ul>
  37. 43. Thank you mail harrywood.co.uk openstreetmap.org hot.openstreetmap.org donate.openstreetmap.org harrywood.co.uk
  38. 44. Harry Wood got involved in OpenStreetMap five years ago, as a mapper, wiki gardener, and developer. Recently elected to the board of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap team (HOT), he coordinates and communicates with the disparate community in various ways as well as organising face to face events in London. These roles are all on a spare time voluntary basis, while working developing geo-technologies for placr.co.uk Homepage and blog: http://harrywood.co.uk These slides are (of course) freely re-usable under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 License Credit to Schuyler Erle and David Dean for some slide images and slide inspiration Map images are CC-BY-SA OpenStreetMap. More details wiki.openstreetmap.org

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