October 31th, 2011 – November 14th, 2011
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap (OSM) world.
- The OSMF board suggested April 1st, 2012 for phase 5 of the OSM license change.
- Mikel Maron wrote a blog post about the last OSMF board meeting in Seattle.
- An Article by the OSM Foundation about the latest chances on the OSM.org webpage.
- Several up to date satellite images (DigialGlobe, FirstLook) for the Turkey earthquake area are available. The work is coordinated by the “OSM Tasking Manager”.
- A Blog post about the new Tasking Server of the HOT OSM Team.
- Notes by Andy Allan about usability for OSM newbies.
- The next FOSSGIS conference will be held from March 20th to 22nd 2012 in Dessau (Germany). It is a German conference for Open Source GIS Software and free geodata. The call for papers is out now!
- A new Map in Friulian language, based on Maperiative (rules) and Leaflet.
- New topographic OSM map for France.
- Ito created a new map overlay which shows edits in the OSM world for the last 7 or 90 days.
- Mashup Mental Maps and OpenStreetMap.
- An updated analysis for unmapped places in OSM Europe.
- An unofficial webpage visualizing the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay in London on an OSM basemap.
- A new webpage shows the US with its “facilities that have emitted hazardous chemicals into the air“. The map is based on OSM and the TileMill renderer.
- The new Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) digital elevation model with a 30 meter raster is available as free download here.
- Sam Wilson uploaded GPS traces from his company’s fleet in Australia.
- “The National Land Survey of Finland (NLS) has opened some of its datasets to be used free of charge with extensive access rights.” Read the full announcement here.
- A Youtube video about the semi automatic mapping of traffic signs for OSM using a Segway.
- Further video about OSM Indoor-Mapping (German, but nice visualization).
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