Arrange river data in Taiwan by Wikidata and OpenStreetMap
2021-10-31, 04:00–04:25 (UTC), Room 1

Even though Taiwan is a small island, the rivers during summer time is quite cruel because water flow surged, and worst during Typhoons go though Taiwan with heavily rain. Taiwan government rolls out a river code system to keep track of rivers in Taiwan, and also working with OpenStreetMap Taiwan and Wikidata Taiwan communities. In this talk we will talk about the challenge to keep track of every rivers in Taiwan, and what communities and government are doing to tackle the issue.


What will the participants take away from this session?
  1. Taiwan government and communities work together to handle river data in Taiwan
  2. Local Taiwan communities story
  3. Sustainable development by digital dataset with the help of Wikidata and OpenStreetMap
Language

English

Recording

Yes

Other links

https://hackmd.io/@osm-tw/ry8YKx9sd
COSCUP talk with the same topic using Taiwanese Hokkien

Link to notes

https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/WikidataCon2021-ArrangeriverdatainTaiwanbyWiki

Link to slides

https://hackmd.io/@osm-tw/rJZbfxYBF#/

Taiwanese OpenStreetMap mapper and Wikidata contributer, recently speaking in Taiwanese Hokkien during talk on conference