OpenStreetMap community helps to map situation in Haiti


Since the advent of very-high-resolution satellite data rapid crisis respond with maps based on recent satellite images has been helping relief organisations. These maps usually have been created by specialised organizations of which many are organised under the international charter “Space and Major Disasters”. Recently the OpenStreetMap Community has become big and active enough that they are able to contribute a share in interpreting satellite images and updating map data in a crisis scenario. The work that has been done in Haiti is impressing.

A special redering of openstreetmap for Haiti can be found at http://haiti.openstreetmap.nl/.

Advertisements

2 Comments

Filed under Uncategorized

2 responses to “OpenStreetMap community helps to map situation in Haiti

  1. Pingback: Humanitaire 2.0: aider avec son clavier | Métro

  2. Pingback: Humanitaire 2.0: aider avec son clavier

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s