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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).

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Wed, 09/07/2014 - 10:35

Relief efforts in Philippines: satellite data used for crowdsource mapping

Relief workers continue struggling to reach some of the most devastated regions

More than 900 volunteers are helping in the recovery efforts in Philippines by collaborating on online maps, through the OpenStreetMap network.

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Wed, 27/11/2013 - 10:02
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HOT: Demonstrating the usefulness of spatial data to partners

For UN-SPIDER's work, one of the core challenges is to demonstrate the usefulness and effectiveness of space-based information when dealing with partners who are not yet involved in the use of such

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Wed, 20/02/2013 - 11:53

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/12: Crowdsource Mapping

Issue Date: 
Tue, 02/10/2012

Crowdsource Mapping aims at an improved disaster management: The idea is to coll

6th Annual International OpenStreetMap Conference - State of the Map 2012

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 31/05/2012
Venue City: 
Tokyo
Basic Information
Date: 
06/09/2012 - 08/09/2012
Venue: 
Convention Hall, Komaba II Campus of the University of Tokyo
Venue Country: 
Japan
Event Organisers: 

The State of the Map (SotM) organizing committee

Language of event: 
English

From the 6th to the 8th of September 2012, the City of Tokyo will host the 6th Annual International OpenStreetMap Conference, State of the Map 2012 Conference (SotM 2012) that will gather a worldwi

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How space technology aids a flood response

BANGKOK, 11 October 2011 (IRIN) - As residents across flood-ravaged Southeast Asia look up to the skies and brace for more rain, satellites 35,800km away are looking down on them.

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Tue, 11/10/2011 - 16:29
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13.7234
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100.476

OpenStreetMap’s New Micro-Tasking Platform for Satellite Imagery Tracing

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team’s (HOT) response to Haiti remains one of the most remarkable examples of what’s possible when volunteers, open source software and open data intersec

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Wed, 07/09/2011 - 16:33

Second UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting: Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 28/10/2011
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
16/11/2011
Venue: 
Palais des Nations
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Co-organisers: 

with the support and collaboration of Secure World Foundation (SWF)

Language of event: 
English

 

Second UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting:

Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Vienna
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Date: 
05/07/2011 - 06/07/2011
Venue: 
Vienna International Centre
Venue Country: 
Austria
Event Organisers: 

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

with the support and cooperation of the Government of Austria and Secure World Foundation

Language of event: 
English
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48.2348
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16.4169

UNOSAT supports crowd sourcing community with satellite imagery over Japan

The aftermath of the catastrophic quake and tsunami in Japan has mobilised unprecedented participation from social networks and crowd sourcing communities around the world.

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Fri, 18/03/2011 - 09:47
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