Ahasanul Hoque

Ahasanul Hoque

Lives in Bangladesh
Ahasanul Hoque

Posts Categorized / OpenStreetMap(OSM)

OpenStreetMap: The Joy of Open Cartography

August 9, 2017 | Open Data, OpenStreetMap(OSM) | by aHaSaN

A nice blog is written under EDUCATION, REMOTE SENSING & GIS section of scientiaplusconsrientia.wordpress.com, can’t wait to share it here. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… I first heard about OpenStreetMap several years ago but did not have enough time or motivation to explore it in depth. That changed last year when I found that I could fit OpenStreetMap data as background maps to a Garmin […]

Chikungunya Map: Areas at Higher Risk in Dhaka

Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne viral disease first described during an outbreak in southern Tanzania in 1952. It is an RNA virus that belongs to the alphavirus genus of the family Togaviridae. The name “chikungunya” derives from a word in the Kimakonde language, meaning “to become contorted”, and describes the stooped appearance of sufferers with joint […]

Urban Damage Assessment from High Resolution Images using OSM MASK and Neural Network

A complete methodology has been given by Dariia Gordiiuk of Earth Observatory Systems(EOS) Data Analytics for detecting urban damages Applying Neural Network and Local Laplace Filter and OSM masking Methods to Very High Resolution Satellite Imagery. Hope it will help a lot the geospatial analysts. Since the beginning of the human species, we have been […]

OSM Based Android Apps for Mapping

April 22, 2017 | GeoTechnology, OpenStreetMap(OSM) | by aHaSaN

Though there are a significant numbr of apps are available for tracking, routing, navigation, POI saving but OpenStreetMap based are more useful than others interms of licene, freedom and customization. Below are a short detail of few OSM based mapping app for android  OSM Tracker One of the key apps, is something that can track […]

State of the Map Asia 2016 Conference: Sharing experience

October 30, 2016 | OpenStreetMap(OSM) | by aHaSaN

It has been a great experience attending the State of the Map Asia 2016 Conference as a open data and geospatial expert from Bangladesh in Manila, Philippines in 1-2 October 2016 where I met many sharp international colleagues, friends, experienced veterans of geospatial field, specialists in various geospatial disciplines, open street map and GIS practitioners […]

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 […]

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