OpenStreetMap and Haiti Relief

Here is a visualization of the efforts of an impromptu crowd community to produce accurate maps of Haiti following the earthquake. Each dot shows a volunteer contribution–and the blue dots show camps of displaced people. An astonishing amount of information, but then, many hands make light work.

via OpenStreetMap Edits Towards Haiti Relief | FlowingData.

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