- Entities to Map
- roads, buildings, waterways and large water bodies
- Changeset Comment
- #hotosm-task-579 #dial2 #digitalinterns #kll source=Digital Globe Standard
Please use Digital Globe Standard to map this task. DG has provided updated imagery compared to BIng.
To get started with Mapping watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r--thnVpk08
If you are working with validation watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-tVk_7IePM
You will be using satellite imagery to map roads, buildings, waterways . For guideline on remote mapping please refer to this wiki https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nepal_remote_mapping_guide
For list of common tags used in Nepal please refer to this wiki https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nepal/Common_tags
For classification and tagging of roads please refer to this wiki https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nepal/Roads
To be efficient with mapping buildings we suggest you use JOSM with building plugin installed. Please note that most buildings in Nepal are rectangular in shape and what seems like circular huts could be haystack.