[Imports] Hydrological/hydraulic model data import

Michael Reichert nakaner at gmx.net
Tue Oct 20 15:46:57 UTC 2015


Hi Courtney,

Am 2015-10-19 um 23:40 schrieb Rieger, Courtney:
> Is it possible to upload/import a hydrological/hydraulic model into OSM?

No. OSM is no free geospatial data hoster and our data model is not
suitable for this usecase. Hydrological data is 3D, OSM is 2D (with some
hacks 2.5D).

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Good_practice#Verifiability
Hydrological data does not comply with this rule and that's why there is
only very few subsurface data (like pipelines) exists at OSM.

Best regards

Michael


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