USGS Releases Report on OpenStreetMap Collaborative Prototype (Phase I)

It's officially called OpenStreetMap Collaborative Prototype, Phase One and has been available since July 5th. It reveals the results of a protoype on road data done with the state of Kansas (APB coverage). The conclusion from the abstract:

Resulting data were successfully improved to meet standards for The National Map once the system and specifications were in place. The OSM software proved effective in providing a usable platform for collaborative data editing.

- via @mhacklay


Published Monday, September 12th, 2011

Written by Adena Schutzberg


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