Author: adityo

I graduated from Geography University of Indonesia and was born in Jakarta, 31th January 1990. Travelling, mountaineering, playing game and mapping are my hobbies. My motivation to join openstreetmap team is because I like to mapping, meet new people and also travelling to new place that I never see it before.

Ambon Mapathon Mapping Competition Announcement

  In 5-7 April 2016 we held mapping competition for Ambon Mapathon Event. This competition attended by 21 participant from various division in BNPB. We find the winner for this competition based on how many buildings and roads mapped by each participants. Here are the winners for Ambon Mappathon Mapping Competition: Meysita Noormasari with OSM username meysita who mapped 10.095 buildings and 85 roads. Andika K. F with OSM username Andika Kurnia who mapped 8.827 buildings and 4 roads. Mochamad Anwar with OSM username Anwar18 who mapped 8.227 buildings and 5 roads. Congratulations for the winner and thank you for every participants who join this Ambon Mapathon Event. Happy mapping!

Participatory Village Mapping in Karawang

On February 1-2 and 9-11, 2016, HOT, in cooperation with ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency), did a mapping activity in Karawang. The four villages that were chosen by ADRA are located in Karawang’s coastal area which have a high potential disaster threats. The villages are Ciparagejaya Village, Pasirjaya Village, Cikuntul Village, and Muara Village. These four villages sent some of their village officials to map their own village. This mapping activity started with a data collection training using OSM on February 1-2, 2016 in Pasirjaya Village’s office. On the first training, the participants were taught on how to map…

OSM QGIS and InaSAFE Training in InaDRTG

In 16-18 December 2015, HOT and DMI (Disaster Management Innovation) held training in InaDRTG. This training was held by Deputy of Prevention and Preparedness division of Community Empowerment with help from DMI and HOT. This training aim to prepare Deputy of Prevention and Preparedness’s database. 16 Participants attend this training and each participants come from Community Empowerment division ( eight people), Preparedness division (six people) and Disaster Risk Reduction division (two people). In the first day of the training began there was opening from Head of Community Empowerment division, Sigit Padmono Dewo. After that, there was focus group discussion lead…

Activation Curriculum Sprint with HOT Volunteer in Washington DC

In 27 April – 2 Mei 2015. HOT Indonesia have chance to send their staff, Adityo Dwijananto, to went to Washington DC in order to join Activation Curriculum Sprint and also the first HOT’s Conference, HOT Summit (post related to HOT Summit). This Activation Curriculum Sprint held from  27-29 April 2015. Before we talk more about activation curriculum, i will tell you about  activation. HOT Activation is a concept held by HOT related to how OpenStreetMap used in order to respone a disaster. Have you contribute in Tasking Manager? Have you try to do some task in Tasking Manager with high-level priority such…

Risk Assessment Workshop in TTU, East Nusa Tenggara

On May 11th-15th 2015, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap, RNV and CDSP held disaster risk assessment workshop and training in Kefamenanu, TTU (Timur Tengah Utara), East Nusa Tenggara. This workshop and training divided by 2 part, first part is workshop and training for disaster risk assessment and the second part is about using QGIS for disaster risk assessment. This activity is part of creating disaster risk assessment document for district TTU. Specifically, this training aim to give knowledge and skills about disaster risk assessment, exposure mapping and also using QGIS and InaSAFE for disaster risk assessment. It can give participant the whole process…

Tutorial Using OSMTracker

Nowadays, there are lot of android application for OpenStreetMap Data Collector. Each application provide some excellent features such as editor tool, validation tool and data collection. One of the application that we use recently is  OSMTracker. This application allows us to record our track, save waypoints and take photos and videos (geotagging). The output of our recording can be export into GPX file format and we can open it through JOSM or upload it directly into OpenStreetMap website. To use this application, we need to insatall it first through Android AppSotre. You can accesss this application on your android smartphone…

Cool OSM Sites

Using OpenStreetMap is now not only limited to just the site www.openstreetmap.org.   There are currently various other websites related to OpenStreetMap. These sites not only provide convenience to its users to retrieve specific OSM data, but also provide a wide range of features to the users of OpenStreetMap to see anything else related to OpenStreetMap as will be explained below. The first site is the Best of OSM. On this site you can see examples of the mapped area with a very nice and some other interesting areas, such as the selection of Best of OSM, there are some…

Why the World Needs OpenStreetMap

Every time I tell someone about OpenStreetMap, they inevitably ask “Why not use Google Maps?”. From a practical standpoint, it’s a reasonable question, but ultimately this is not just a matter of practicality, but of what kind of society we want to live in. I discussed this topic in a 2008 talk on OpenStreetMap I gave at the first MappingDC meeting. Here are many of same concepts, but expanded. In the 1800s, people were struggling with time, not how much of it they had, but what time it was. Clocks existed, but every town had its own time, “Local time”,…

OpenStreetMap in DKI Jakarta’s Contingency Plan

Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia and also the most densely populated city in Indonesia, which is home to more than 10 million people. It has a wide range and complexity of problems that plagued on it. One issue that has always plagued Jakarta is flood. In 2002, extensive flood in Jakarta reached about 13 percent of the area of ​​Jakarta and have an impact to 381,266 people and 21 people died. While the floods in 2007 about 45 percent of the city area of Jakarta were flooded and there are 80 people died and caused loss of 5.16 trillion rupiah.…