Viewshed Analysis on OSG

Team

  • Anand Padmanabhan
  • Wanwu Tang
  • Yanli Zhao

Project Goals

  1. Develop code to process result from viewshed analysis
  2. Prepare parcel data
  3. Learn to submit jobs to OSG

Progress

Week 10/09 - 10/16
  • Anand, Wenwu, Sheng and Yanli met Friday afternoon to discuss the steps involved in the project
  • We agreed that Yanli will work on the following steps this week
    • Download the data of the following 2 counties from Montana: Gallatin, Madison
    • Write a program to process the result that have been collected for park county. The output table will be of the form point, number of visible points, time taken.
Week 10/16 - 10/23
  • Last weeks progress
    • Data downloaded but program not written
  • Anand, Wenwu and Yanli met Friday (Oct 16) afternoon
    • Anand described step by step the current process of submitting job to OSG
    • Yanli also has been given access to GISolve proxy. She has been told to keep it carefully and not copy it around.
  • We have agreed on the following tasks for the coming week
    1. Use the Madison and Gallatin data collected last week and submit jobs to OSG using the scripts written by Anand.Expected to submit atleast 5000 jobs.
    2. Write a program to process the result that have been collected for park county. The output table will be of the form point, number of visible points, time taken. A initial script written by Wenwu has been provided.
10/23 - 11/07
  • Finish submitting jobs for Madison county this week.
  • Complete the program to aggregate the results and run it against all 3 counties.
  • Continue learning about Grid Coumputing.
11/08 - 11/15
  • Begin submitting Grid jobs for the 4th county
  • Summarize the results from previous runs and produce necessary maps
    • Make a choropleth map that shows the number of visible points for each parcel in Park County, MT
    • Make a choropleth map that shows time for calculating visible points for each parcel in Park County, MT
    • Repeat this task on results collected from other counties