UN Mappers - OSM and humanitarian mapping training - session #3
The UN Maps crowdsourcing team is offering an online training workshop on "OpenStreetMap and humanitarian mapping" in Portuguese for beginners, for 9 weeks straight.
The workshop will cover the following topics:
- Presentation of the "UN Maps" initiative.
- Presentation of the OSM project, its governance, and how to join the community
- OpenStreetMap and humanitarian and development action
- OSM cartography with satellite imagery in urban and rural areas
- OSM mapping in the field with smart phones
- OSM data retrieval in various formats
Registration is now closed, but it is possible to follow as a free listener via MS Teams (click on the "Event website" button for a Google Doc with the link).
The day's session will cover the following topics:
OSM topics :
- OSM community(ies)
- communication channels
Mapping with JOSM:
- managing the imagery offset (advanced)
- mapping residential areas and barriers
- mapping highways
- managing of possible database conflicts