February 7, 2010

Crowdsourcing emergency maps

Posted by josediacono @ 10:15 am under Uncategorized

There is a very interesting short article in the latest ASM newsletter about how crowdsourcing has taken the street map of Port au Prince in Haiti from just a few streets to a highly accurate map with triage centres, camps and hospitalĀ in just two weeks.

http://www.asmmag.com/news/osm-comes-of-age

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