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Crowdsource Mapping: HOT reboots OpenAerialMap project

Visualization of the OpenAerialMap concept

In 2007, the crowdsource mapping community OpenStreetMap launched a project called "OpenAerialMap" (OAM). Due to several challenges, such as scaling the hosting and licensing, the project was shot down after a year. Now, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) launched a new attempt of the project.

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Crowdsource mapping: UN-SPIDER talks at AGIT2014 conference

UN-SPIDER participated in the 2014 session of AGIT "Geospatial Innovation for Society", a three day conference for the international geoinformatics community. It took place from 2 to 4 July 2014, in Salzburg, Austria and brought together over 1000 participants and 60 expositions.

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UN-SPIDER and the Crowdsourcing Community (gis.Business)

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The article written by UN-SPIDER was published in the German language in gis.Business (issue 03/2014) in March 2014. It summarizes the importance of crowdsourced

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Crowdsource Mapping: Bridging Space and Disaster Response Communities (Imaging Notes)

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Wed, 01/08/2012
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The article in Imaging Notes (Volume 27, No 3, Summer 2012) explains how UN-SPIDER and Secure World Foundation have been conducting a variety of activities during the past two years to identify specific actions that could ensure closer cooperation among the crowdsource mapping,

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UN-SPIDER speaks at International Peace Institute Seminar

UN-SPIDER Programme Coordinator Luc St-Pierre

On 13 and 14 May 2014, the International Peace Institute in Vienna organized the seminar "War and Peace in a

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Crowdsource mapping in search for the Malaysian Airlines flight

satellite image fo the Earth

As UN-SPIDER reported yesterday, there have been calls for using satellite data in the search for the Malaysian Airlines Flight which went missing on 8 March.

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Australia: New South Wales launches GIS Emergency Response System

NASA's Terra satellite image of flooded communities in Australia

New South Wales State Emergency Services (NSW SES) launched a new mapping system to help emergency responders coordinate better rescue operations. It allows volunteers on the ground to instantly share real-time information.

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Typhoon Pablo: OCHA activates Crowdsourcing Community

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) activated the Digital Humanitarian Network (DHN) on December 5th to collect all relevant tweets about Typhoon Pablo posted on December 4th and 5th; identify pictures and videos of damage/flooding shared in thos

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Fri, 07/12/2012 - 08:42

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International Meeting of Crowdsource Mapping successfully concluded

On 5 December 2012, UN-SPIDER concluded a three-day international expert meeting on the topic of Crowdsource Mapping for

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Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Management

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Thu, 06/12/2012 - 17:45

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