#661 - DRC Ebola 2014, Boende Moke, Boende Monene and surroundings, mapping with WorldView-2 imagery (Archived)

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Imagery Details

This imagery is from Digital Globe’s WorldView-2 satellite taken on March 8, 2011 and September 16, 2014

Instructions

Map roads (dirt roads) and smaller paths for as far as you can follow them. Tag roads according to the Highway Tag Africa wiki page. Most roads connecting villages should be unclassified (if they are not yet traced and classified) with only occasional small clusters of isolated houses being connected to the road network by a path (only use path if it would be too small to even drive a 4x4 vehicle on). Tracks are used for ways going to fields or into the forest (but not to another residential area).

Water streams are really important in this response too. waterway=stream is the most usual tag for this type of object in the area.

Also trace landuse=residential around clusters of houses. Another common and useful feature to tag is school areas, easily identified as 1 or 2 long builidngs at the edge of the village, sometimes with two small toilet buildings behind them. The schools are almost always accompanied by a large open area for the children to play in, tag the whole area of the school complex with amenity=school and trace the school buildings and bathrooms.

Please trace trace all other visible buildings too with building=yes.

If an offset is observed, use Bing imagery (where available) to check data alignment. Bing imagery is the reference for the georeferencing. Move/redraw the data if necessary And then align the WordView-2 imagery on the vector data (and not the contrary).

If you are a beginner, a few editing examples can be found on this page

More information about editing OSM database on LearnOSM and on the OSM wiki for tags descriptions.

Created by clairedelune - Updated - Priority: medium

  Instructions

Entities to Map
roads, water streams, residential areas and buildings
Changeset Comment
DRC, #hotosm-ebola-drc-661, #MapGive, source=WorldView-2, DigitalGlobe, NextView, 8 March 2011 or 16 September 2014
When saving your work, please leave the default comment but add what you actually mapped, for example "added buildings and a residential road".
Imagery

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Imagery Details

This imagery is from Digital Globe’s WorldView-2 satellite taken on March 8, 2011 and September 16, 2014

Instructions

Map roads (dirt roads) and smaller paths for as far as you can follow them. Tag roads according to the Highway Tag Africa wiki page. Most roads connecting villages should be unclassified (if they are not yet traced and classified) with only occasional small clusters of isolated houses being connected to the road network by a path (only use path if it would be too small to even drive a 4x4 vehicle on). Tracks are used for ways going to fields or into the forest (but not to another residential area).

Water streams are really important in this response too. waterway=stream is the most usual tag for this type of object in the area.

Also trace landuse=residential around clusters of houses. Another common and useful feature to tag is school areas, easily identified as 1 or 2 long builidngs at the edge of the village, sometimes with two small toilet buildings behind them. The schools are almost always accompanied by a large open area for the children to play in, tag the whole area of the school complex with amenity=school and trace the school buildings and bathrooms.

Please trace trace all other visible buildings too with building=yes.

If an offset is observed, use Bing imagery (where available) to check data alignment. Bing imagery is the reference for the georeferencing. Move/redraw the data if necessary And then align the WordView-2 imagery on the vector data (and not the contrary).

If you are a beginner, a few editing examples can be found on this page

More information about editing OSM database on LearnOSM and on the OSM wiki for tags descriptions.

MapGive

Through the MapGive project, the Humanitarian Information Unit (HIU) of the U.S. Department of State is providing the OpenStreetMap community access to updated satellite imagery services to help assist with humanitarian mapping.

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