OpenStreetMap and OpenLayers used by White House

OpenStreetMap data is used as the basemap for http://www.whitehouse.gov/change/ with the map rendered with OpenLayers. Great achievement!

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About neteler

Markus Neteler , a founding-member of the FOSSGIS.de (D-A-CH), GFOSS.it (Italy), and the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo), was head of the GIS and Remote Sensing Unit at the Research and Innovation Centre of the Fondazione Edmund Mach, Trento, Italy from 2008-2016. Since then he is CEO of mundialis company located in Bonn, Germany, a startup specialized in open source development and massive data processing. He is author of several books and chapters on GRASS and various papers on GIS applications. Being passionate about Open Source GIS, he became a GRASS GIS user in 1993 and a developer in 1997, coordinating its development since then.

2 thoughts on “OpenStreetMap and OpenLayers used by White House

  1. Anonymous

    Funny enough for a GFOSSer, islands are sometimes not treated correctly: see for instance Sicily, Corsica and Sardinia, who do not show a fill. Also Indonesia has a lot of missing fills, and even Canada.
    pcav

  2. markusN

    Mhh, I see streets in Sicily, Corsica and Sardinia? OSM coverage isn’t great but it looks like (esp. for Canada) that perhaps removed data to focus on US? Mumble…

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