[Tagging] Canopy radius for natural=tree

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Mon Feb 23 22:48:54 UTC 2015


 

No adjectives here... "Crown diameter" is a compound noun composed of
two nouns. 

More likely a germanic language where the juxtaposition implies a
genitive - "diameter crown" --> "diameter of the crown". Could certainly
be Dutch or German - it's a very common construct. 

On 2015-02-23 23:22, John F. Eldredge wrote: 

> True. English usually has an adjective followed by a noun. I would guess that "diameter crown" was probably written by someone more familiar with a language where adjectives follow nouns. 
> 
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> 
> On February 23, 2015 3:17:33 PM Brad Neuhauser <brad.neuhauser at gmail.com> wrote: 
> "diameter crown" also doesn't appear to be vernacular English, unfortunately. "Crown diameter" or "crown spread" seem to be more widely used. For example, see http://www.treeterms.co.uk/definitions/crown-diameter [1], and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tree_crown_measurement#Crown_Spread_Methodologies [2] 
> 
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 2:55 PM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On 24/02/2015 5:09 AM, althio wrote: 
> 
> From usage at http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/natural=tree#combinations [3] 
> 
> I will suggest you look into:
> 145‚ÄČ135 diameter_crown [4]=* 
> Missing documentation in the wiki? 
> 
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Tag:natural%3Dtree#Size [5]
> 
> The suggestion there is tree_spread .. also undocumented. 
> 
> diameter_crown looks to be used by JOSM ... pity they did not document it. 
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Links:
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[1] http://www.treeterms.co.uk/definitions/crown-diameter
[2]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tree_crown_measurement#Crown_Spread_Methodologies
[3] http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/natural=tree#combinations
[4] http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/diameter_crown
[5] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Tag:natural%3Dtree#Size
[6] https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging
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