[Imports-us] [Talk-us] MA pond/lake import

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 8 03:51:17 UTC 2013


Jason,

Nice documentation.

Based upon the image in the Wiki, some parts of Mass appear to have no
lakes or ponds.  Were those parts that we covered in the previous import?

Mike


On Sun, Jul 7, 2013 at 7:49 PM, Jason Remillard
<remillard.jason at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> We would like to import the rest of the ponds/lakes into
> Massachusetts. The import wiki is below.
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/MassGIS_DEP_Wetlands_Import_2013
>
> - The data is public domain (all MassGIS data is public domain)
> - We are conflating via a script to avoid double imports
> - Simplifying the geometry to 1 meter in the script.
> - The source data geometry is very good as compared to Bing images.
> - About 1/3 of the state was imported already in 2010 from the same
> data source, minus the name tags.
> - It is about 2,800 ponds and lakes, and will fill out the rest of the
> state. The wetlands, rivers, salt marshes, etc are not being imported.
> - Tagged with natural=water, name=*, and sometimes water=reservoir
> - Sample OSM file linked to on the wki, nothing has been uploaded yet.
> - Source code linked to on the wiki.
> - Changes sets will get source and attribution tags.
>
> Please see the wiki page for details. If anybody has any
> issues/problems/objections, would like us to do something different,
> or would like to help, please comment!
>
> Thanks
> Jason.
>
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