OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a digital map of the world to which individuals, corporations, and government agencies contribute geographic data which can then be freely used by anyone under two conditions.
Data quality at King County GIS includes processes and tools for validation of the contents of the Spatial Data Warehouse. Multiple linked automated and manual steps help ensure good internal consistency and an anomaly-free environment, both for file-system and database objects.
At King County GIS, we connect with data quality at different levels. This post is one of three introductory posts about how King County GIS is working to improve the quality of the County’s GIS data.