[OSGeo-Discuss] Open "StreamMap"?
geostudio at geostudio.pl
Wed Jun 1 04:31:15 PDT 2011
Your idea of user generated content on streams and biodiversity is I guess a
bit similar to the ideas behind "artsdatabank" service In Norway
I think the best thing to do is to sctrucure your idea and needs into use case
scenarios, which should give an overview on required data, software components
and UI, finally giving an UML model of the desired system. \
So first thing to thin about is: who, how and for what purpose shall use the
Open Stream Map? Use your imagination (-:
If you wish I can send you some examples of use cases targeting data and
DR. Rafal Wawer
The Department of Soil Science Erosion Control and Land Protection
The Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation - State Research institute
ul. Czartoryskich 8
On Sun, 29 May 2011 08:11:47 -0400, Charles Schweik wrote
> Hi all,
> Thanks for all the comments on the "Open Stream Map" idea. The
> driving force behind my question was that I just came back from a
> workshop on citizen science and had seen a variety of successful
> efforts... for example the ebird project at Cornell University.
> Given the issues surrounding water in the future, I found myself
> wondering about the use of an open street map model but for water inventory.
> That's about as far as I am on this -- it was just an idea I thought
> might be worthwhile floating to the OSGeo group. Not sure where it
> goes from here... if anyone wants to move it along further -- go for
> Thanks for the responses...
> Charlie Schweik
> Quoting andrea giacomelli <pibinko at gmail.com>:
> > Dear Charlie,
> > The idea is interesting, but I concur with Robert that -in order to provide
> > some more educated feedback, it would be also interesting to know a little
> > more about your initial "driver".
> > I have worked in the past in surface hydrology and water resources
> > management, and more recently I have been heavily involved in awareness
> > raising on "thematic crowdsourcing", so I could think of a couple of ways to
> > start this...
> > However, I think it would be important to understand a little more the
> > invasive "plant species effort" part of your idea in order to elaborate on
> > your request.
> > Thanks!
> > -
> > Andrea Giacomelli
> > http://www.pibinko.org
> > info at pibinko.org
> > +39 347 15 33 857
> > 2011/5/28 Charlie Schweik <cschweik at pubpol.umass.edu>
> >> Hi,
> >> I find myself wondering if there is a possibility of starting an "open
> >> stream map" project in a similar way to open street map? With the idea that
> >> this might be connected to an invasive plant species effort too...
> >> It is an interesting idea -- roads are relatively stable. Streams have
> >> additional attributes, like water levels.
> >> Any reactions or ideas on how this might be started?
> >> Cheers
> >> Charlie Schweik
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