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Monthly Archives / February 2015

Crowd-Sourced Mapping !!!

February 18, 2015 | GeoTechnology, OpenStreetMap(OSM) | by aHaSaN

What is crowd-sourcing? Crowdsourcing is generating content on the internet, which involves contributions from a large, disparate group of individuals.  These methods rely upon web applications that allow people to upload information easily and allow many others to view and react to this information. Crowdsourcing relies on the principle that a lot of knowledge resides with […]

Learn OSM: Part-3 (Task Manager)

February 18, 2015 | GeoTechnology, OpenStreetMap(OSM) | by aHaSaN

How to Select&Edit a Task in the OpenStreetMap Tasking Manager Select a Task and map a tile. You do not need to be at the location and do not need to know the names of roads and buildings. You will look at satellite imagery and trace roads, paths, buildings and areas Select the Task you wish to work on; […]

Learn OSM: Part -2

February 18, 2015 | GeoTechnology, OpenStreetMap(OSM) | by aHaSaN

How to Map in OpenStreetMap 1. Overview of OpenStreetMap Log in to OpenStreetMap. Try out the map controls on the right side of the screen. You may zoom in, zoom out and view your current location. Select between layers, view the map key, share the map and make comments. Try out the search OpenStreetMap function […]

Learn OSM: Part 1

February 18, 2015 | GeoTechnology, OpenStreetMap(OSM) | by aHaSaN

Set up an account and get a log in from OpenStreetMap. Set up an account and get a login from OpenStreetMap. After you confirm your OSM account and opened the first map. Visit OpenStreetMap, and begin creating your account. During your account set up you will see a “Contributor Terms of Agreement”. It may be different depending […]

Valentine Blog by GIS Expert

February 16, 2015 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

It was valentine day few days before. What a GIS geek did that day, they played with heart, heart shaped map. Heart shaped map projections are known as cordiform map projections which is derived from the Latin “for” for heart and form for shape. In honor of Valentine’s Day, here’s a look at two heart-shaped map projections. Werner Map […]

Say ‘I Love You’ with your GPS

February 14, 2015 | Environmental Issues, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Are you a GIS geek? Do you like to play with your GPS or location/gps apps of your phone? Then lets play with that for expressing your love. You can express your love in an unique way, you might consider using your GPS and your favorite mapping application. In this Valentine let me tell you […]