OpenStreetMap

Convert OpenStreetMap data to Shapefiles (SHP)

Convert OpenStreetMap data to Shapefiles (SHP)

The community of geospatial information OpenStreetMap (OSM) is diverse and grows every day. Its contributors include map designers and map users, GIS professionals, engineers who control the servers, etc., working around the world The OpenStreetMap data servers’ organization allows you free access to a rich and permanently updated source of territorial spatial data. Besides its own community websites, there are ...

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OpenStreetMap to GPS

OpenStreetMap to GPS

How to import OpenStreetMap to a Garmin GPS unit using mkgps on a windows machine. Also how to import ready made OSM snapshots to a GPS

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OpenStreetMap in 3D

OpenStreetMap in 3D

Test render of a 3D map generated straight from OSM data. Shown is a large part of Berlin, mainly Lichtenberg and Treptow in background. Building textures are not accurate because they are randomly applied. Ground texture and digital elevation model by Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung und Umwelt Berlin

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Learn How To Map in OpenStreetMap

Learn How To Map in OpenStreetMap

Step by step tutorial for how to map in OpenStreetMap. This is produced by the U.S. State Department’s Humanitarian Information Unit for their MapGive campaign. MapGive is making it easier for new online volunteers to learn to map in OpenStreetMap

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OpenStreetMap Survey Assessment Tools

OpenStreetMap Survey Assessment Tools

After Typhoon Haiyan the American Red Cross conducted an assessment and ground truthing of OpenStreetMap data, the results we not great. One of the key findings was the need for a tool to improve both the quality of the original data and ground truth teams ability to rapidly gather data in the critical hours after a disaster. Working with USAID ...

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