[Tagging] Canopy radius for natural=tree

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 00:06:32 UTC 2015


Dutch or German people would also use crown diameter, but we write our
composites together:

kroondiameter

Jo

2015-02-23 23:48 GMT+01:00 Colin Smale <colin.smale at xs4all.nl>:

>  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.
>
> --
> John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
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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, and
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tree_crown_measurement#Crown_Spread_Methodologies
>>
>> 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
>>>
>>> I will suggest you look into:
>>> 145 135 diameter_crown
>>> <http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/diameter_crown>=*
>>>
>>>
>>> Missing documentation in the wiki?
>>>
>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Tag:natural%3Dtree#Size
>>>
>>> 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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