[HOT] Including natural hazards in the HOSM data model?

Stéphane Henriod s at henriod.info
Sun Apr 22 13:11:17 BST 2012

Dear all,

as promised, I have started a wiki page on this issue:

If you are interested in the question of natural hazards, please have a
look at it, comment, update and criticize!



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On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 18:38, David Schmitt <david at black.co.at> wrote:

> On 2012-04-07 19:53, Stéphane Henriod wrote:
>> Thanks David,
>> If I understand correctly, your position on this issue is that:
>>    * Creation of OSM-compliant natural hazard data should be encouraged
>>    * This data might not be stored in the main OSM repository (planet.xml)
>>    * This data should be consistent with existing tags and ontologies
>>    * This data should be rendered with appropriate symbology
>> In other words, we should aim at a fork-project (openhazardmap.org
>> <http://openhazardmap.org> for instance) that will:
>>    * Store specific hazard-related data
>>    * Store TMS specifications for appropriate rendering
>>    * Mashup the hazard data on appropriate data from planet.xml
>> Am I right? Anyone having a different opinion?
> Great summary. Additionally I'd add
>  * OSM(F) should pursue to create/publish/integrate the tools and
> processes to facilitate this.
> but that's probably out of scope for this list.
> Best Regards, David
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