Extracting Geospatial Data with the OverPass API
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Related LibGuide: Geographic Information Systems by Taylor Hixson
- Tuesday, October 20, 2020
- 12:00am - 1:00am
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Description: This session will provide an introduction to querying and extracting geospatial data from OpenStreetMap with the Overpass API. The hands-on session will use the Overpass Turbo web interface to introduce attendees to the OpenStreetMap data types and writing basic API calls.
- Learn to decipher various types of geospatial data available for extraction from OpenStreetMap
- Develop the ability to run the Overpass API in a web-based interface
- Establish awareness of limitations with the Overpass API and OpenStreetMap data