Re: [Tagging] Large fire perimeter tagging?

2020-09-24 Thread stevea
I very much appreciate your reply, Rob; thanks. SteveA ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Large fire perimeter tagging?

2020-09-24 Thread Rob Savoye
On 9/24/20 4:07 PM, stevea wrote: > On Sep 24, 2020, at 2:53 PM, Joseph Eisenberg > wrote: >> Most large wildfires do not burn the canopy (the tallest trees) in forests >> with trees over 10 meters in height. I'd disagree, and I'm probably the only one on this list who works active wildland

Re: [Tagging] Large fire perimeter tagging?

2020-09-24 Thread stevea
On Sep 24, 2020, at 3:05 PM, Clifford Snow wrote: > Just a reminder, landuse is to tag what the land is used for. landuse=forest > is for areas that have harvestable wood products, ie trees. Just because > there was a fire doesn't mean the landuse changes. Landcover is a better tag > for burnt

Re: [Tagging] Large fire perimeter tagging?

2020-09-24 Thread stevea
On Sep 24, 2020, at 2:53 PM, Joseph Eisenberg wrote: > Most large wildfires do not burn the canopy (the tallest trees) in forests > with trees over 10 meters in height. Noted, thank you. > The perimeter of the wildfire, shown commonly on public maps, does not > determine which areas have

Re: [Tagging] Large fire perimeter tagging?

2020-09-24 Thread Clifford Snow
Steve, Just a reminder, landuse is to tag what the land is used for. landuse=forest is for areas that have harvestable wood products, ie trees. Just because there was a fire doesn't mean the landuse changes. Landcover is a better tag for burnt areas as well as areas just clearcut. On Thu, Sep

Re: [Tagging] Large fire perimeter tagging?

2020-09-24 Thread Graeme Fitzpatrick
We discussed this back in January at the height of the Australian fires https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-au/2020-January/013527.html Consensus was that damaged areas shouldn't be mapped in OSM as they are only temporary, no matter how bad they look *now* :-( Thanks Graeme

Re: [Tagging] Large fire perimeter tagging?

2020-09-24 Thread Joseph Eisenberg
Most large wildfires do not burn the canopy (the tallest trees) in forests with trees over 10 meters in height. The perimeter of the wildfire, shown commonly on public maps, does not determine which areas have been burned. Often there are large areas of vegetation along canyon bottoms and

Re: [Tagging] Large fire perimeter tagging?

2020-09-24 Thread stevea
I didn't get a single reply on this (see below), which I find surprising, especially as there are currently even larger fires that are more widespread all across the Western United States. I now ask if there are additional, appropriate polygons with tags I'm not familiar with regarding