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UN Mappers - OSM and humanitarian mapping training - session #7

15th June 2023 13:00 – 15:00 (Africa/Dakar)

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 mapping for humanitarian and development: brief history and stakeholders

JOSM mapping :

  • advanced mapping features
  • basics of landcover mapping

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