[Tagging] FW :Re: RFC: new key Landcover

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 18:40:25 GMT 2010


2010/11/16  <john at jfeldredge.com>:
> If you wanted to describe both the soil and what is growing on the soil, would you use both a surface tag and also a landcover tag?  For example, if you had a sand dune stabilized by beach grass, would you use surface=sand and landcover=beach_grass?


I think that this is a good question. IMHO surface doesn't qualify for
more then actually "surface", that's why I don't think of it as a good
tag for soil in general, because soil is comprising a whole layer (can
be up to some metres thick), which is not what surface is about IMHO.

cheers,
Martin



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