Sessions at Open Source Bridge 2010 about Mapping and Python with notes

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Thursday 3rd June 2010

  • X Marks the Spot: Applying OpenStreetMap to the High Seas

    by Liz Henry and Danny O'Brien

    The United States has a treasure trove of nautical charts in digital form, including plots of shipwrecks, navigation buoys, coastal and river depths, and other fine booty. OpenStreetMap is an open source, open format collaborative project for building a free map of the world. Join this session to find out more of the marine secrets of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), OpenSeaMap's plans to extend OSM to the high seas, and splicing the two (and your mainbrace) together. We'll use the Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL), OGR, Python, and the OSM API.

    At 4:45pm to 5:30pm, Thursday 3rd June