Ahasanul Hoque

Ahasanul Hoque

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Ahasanul Hoque

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10 years of OpenStreetMap

March 24, 2015 | Geospatial & Environmental Job | by aHaSaN

In 2004 one man set out with a bicycle and a GPS recorder. Back then creating a map of the world from scratch seemed crazy to many people, but even so, people joined the effort. A few people at first, but 10 years later OpenStreetMap has grown to a global community with over 1.7 million […]

Routing on OpenStreetMap.org

March 23, 2015 | Geospatial & Environmental Job | by aHaSaN

Good news for OpenStreetMap: the main website now has A-to-B routing (directions) built in to the homepage! This will be huge for the OSM project. Kudos to Richard Fairhurst and everyone who helped get this up and running. You might be thinking, “Why would this be huge? Isn’t it just a feature that other map websites […]

Submarine Cable Map

March 17, 2015 | General Science, Geospatial & Environmental Job | by aHaSaN

A submarine communications cable is a cable laid on the sea bed between land-based stations to carry telecommunication signals across stretches of ocean. The first submarine communications cables, laid in the 1850s, carried telegraphy traffic. Subsequent generations of cables carried telephone traffic, then data communications traffic. Modern cables use optical fibertechnology to carry digital data, which […]

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 […]

GPS Drawing !!!

January 6, 2015 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

The GPS Drawing Project seeks to display GPS-based artistry created by navigating through a landscape with a GPS unit. The resulting linear trail collected by the GPS Data Logger creates the resulting art. There is a gallery of the GPS art that the user can browse through. Each entry contains an interactive shockwave called “GPS-o-shockwave” of the […]