[Geowanking] FW: Free access to Haiti imagery

Mike Jeffe galloba at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 14:28:01 PST 2010


This link provides a kml file with some GeoEye overlays in Port-au-Prince:
http://mw1.google.com/mw-earth-vectordb/haiti/Haiti-Earthquake-nl.kml

This link contains the imagery download from google with the obvious
disclaimers:  http://www.google.com/relief/haitiearthquake/geoeye.html

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 2:18 PM, Jim McAndrew <jim at loc8.us> wrote:

> It looks like they're now offering it in KML format for Google Earth users,
> so we don't need to worry about having the correct software installed
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 5:09 PM, Brian Russo <brian at beruna.org> wrote:
>
>> So contact them and find out.
>>
>> On 1/15/10, Ivan Lucena <ILucena at clarku.edu> wrote:
>> > Catherine,
>> >
>> > But what about that claim
>> >
>> > "ImageConnect is also available via WMS (Web Mapping Service) – no
>> software
>> > plug-ins required. Our WMS service is based on the open standard
>> developed
>> > by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). With Image Connect WMS you are
>> > immediately compatible with the following mapping software:
>> >
>> > Intergraph GeoMedia
>> > Carbon Project SDK and Gaia viewer for Windows
>> > Bentley Geo Web Publisher
>> > Google Earth
>> > NASA WorldWind
>> > ANY WMS enabled client:
>> > "
>> > [
>> http://www.digitalglobe.com/digitalglobe2/file.php/803/ImageConnect-DS-IC.pdf
>> ]
>> >
>> > Can we access those image in a regular WMS client?
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >
>> > --
>> > Ivan Lucena
>> > ________________________________________
>> > From: geowanking-bounces at geowanking.org [
>> geowanking-bounces at geowanking.org]
>> > On Behalf Of Catherine Burton [catherine at endpointenvironmental.com]
>> > Sent: Friday, January 15, 2010 12:19 PM
>> > To: Andy Turner
>> > Cc: geowanking at geowanking.org
>> > Subject: Re: [Geowanking] FW: Free access to Haiti imagery
>> >
>> > Hi Andrew and Geowankers,
>> >
>> > Yes, Andrew you are correct, one would need ImageConnect software for
>> ESRI
>> > ArcGIS, Pitney Bowes MapInfo and Autodesk Map3D and Civil 3D to access
>> the
>> > imagery.  If you have never used Image Connect, it is a remote sensing
>> > dream.  Instant access to a myriad of high resolution images from
>> > DigitalGlobe.  I absolutely love it.
>> >
>> > So, the offer is useful to those geowankers who have the software and
>> > unfortunately not useful to those who don't.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > Catherine
>> >
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Andy Turner" <A.G.D.Turner at leeds.ac.uk>
>> > To: "catherine at endpointenvironmental.com"
>> > <catherine at endpointenvironmental.com>, geowanking at geowanking.org
>> > Sent: Friday, January 15, 2010 2:23:37 AM (GMT-0800) America/Los_Angeles
>> > Subject: RE: [Geowanking] FW: Free access to Haiti imagery
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Please correct me if I’m wrong, but I think this is only worth it if you
>> > have ArcGIS, MapInfo or Autodesk software already…
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Best wishes,
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Andy
>> > http://www.geog.leeds.ac.uk/people/a.turner/
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > From: geowanking-bounces at geowanking.org
>> > [mailto:geowanking-bounces at geowanking.org] On Behalf Of Catherine
>> Burton
>> > Sent: 14 January 2010 21:54
>> > To: geowanking at geowanking.org
>> > Subject: [Geowanking] FW: Free access to Haiti imagery
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Catherine Burton | (415) 902-0403 | catherine at endpointenvironmental.com
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > From: dgl405-bo at us.neolane.net [mailto:dgl405-bo at us.neolane.net] On
>> Behalf
>> > Of DigitalGlobe
>> > Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2010 1:38 PM
>> > To: catherine at endpointenvironmental.com
>> > Subject: Free access to Haiti imagery
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > View this email as a web page
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Free access to Haiti imagery
>> > pre- and post-earthquake
>> >
>> >  DigitalGlobe'sCrisis Event Service is actively collecting imagery of
>> Haiti
>> > in response to the recent earthquakes.  With the power of the
>> DigitalGlobe
>> > satellite constellation, we will have 23 collection opportunities of the
>> > earthquake damage over the next two weeks.
>> >
>> > In an effort to help the humanitarian efforts underway in Haiti, we are
>> > offering free access to both pre- and post-earthquake imagery until
>> January
>> > 28, 2010 with our ImageConnect plug-in for GIS software.
>> >
>> > Sign up for your free access now.
>> >
>> > We also have an earthquake image gallery and damage analysis available
>> on
>> > our website. View our gallery.
>> >
>> >  DigitalGlobe'sCrisis Event Service aids disasters around the world
>> >
>> >  DigitalGlobe'sonline Crisis Event Service provides fast web-based
>> access to
>> > pre- and post-event imagery of world disasters. When a major disaster is
>> > identified, DigitalGlobe’s satellite constellation acquires timely
>> > post-event imagery of effected areas within 1 to 3 days.
>> >
>> > Connect your organization to the service in the way that best meets your
>> > needs. Choose from our web plug-ins for GIS software, A WMS service, or
>> our
>> > API’s and SDK’s for custom map server and java applications.
>> >
>> > Learn more about our Crisis Event Service.
>> >
>> >
>> >  DigitalGlobe- 1601 Dry Creek Drive - Suite 260 - Longmont, Colorado
>> 80503
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>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Catherine Burton | Owner / Manager, Endpoint Environmental, LLC | Lead
>> > Organizer, WebMapSocial Meetup | 474 23rd Ave., #2, San Francisco, CA.,
>> > 941212-3032 | (415) 902-0403
>> >
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