Today's topic is the Geograph Project, a crowd-sourced project that combines photography and maps via a simple idea: volunteers take photographs at each Ordnance Survey grid square. Started in 2005, the project recently celebrated the uploading of its 7 millionth photo upload, and has a thriving community with over 13,000 contributors across the British Isles. All images are freely available for use under a Creative Commons licence subject to attribution of copyright. Steven speaks with long-time community members and organizers Ruth Sharville, Philip Halling, and David Howard about what makes Geograph so special.
- geograph.org.uk, the project website
- Follow @geograph_bi on twitter
- Ruth's profile on Geograph
- Philip's profile on Geograph
- David's profile on Geograph
The Geomob podcast is hosted by Ed Freyfogle, co-founder of OpenCage, and Steven Feldman, of KnowWhere Consulting.
Every week we discuss themes from the geo industry, interview Geomob speakers, and provide regular updates about our own projects.
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