Podcast: The Challenge of Multiple User Generated Haiti Maps

As the world turns its attention to Haiti and how to best help the country in this challenging time, we look at a split in the geospatial community around user generated content of the impacted region. Vector map data from OpenStreetMap and Google Map Maker are available for use in supporting rescue and recovery efforts as well as apps for those looking on from a distance. But there are two from which to choose. Does this make for the best possible response?

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Published Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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