Open-File Report 2011-1136
Phase One of the OpenStreetMap Collaborative Prototype (OSMCP) attempts to determine if the open source software developed for the OpenStreetMap (OSM, http://www.openstreetmap.org) can be used for data contributions and improvements that meet or exceed the requirements for integration into The National Map (http://www.nationalmap.gov). OpenStreetMap Collaborative Prototype Phase One focused on road data aggregated at the state level by the Kansas Data Access and Support Center (DASC). Road data from the DASC were loaded into a system hosted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC) in Rolla, Missouri. U.S. Geological Survey editing specifications were developed by NGTOC personnel (J. Walters and G. Matthews, USGS, unpub. report, 2010). Interstate and U.S. Highways in the dataset were edited to the specifications by NGTOC personnel while State roads were edited by DASC personnel. 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
First posted July 5, 2011
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Wolf, E.B., Matthews, G.D., McNinch, K., and Poore, B.S., 2011, OpenStreetMap Collaborative Prototype, Phase 1: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1136, 23 p.
OSMCP Project Approach
Materials and Methods
Phase One OSMCP Data Results
Discussion and Future Direction
Appendix A: Tilecache.cfg
Appendix B: Potlatch Configuration
Appendix C: Overcoming OSM Data Import Problems – Negative IDs