[Tagging] Micro- and macromapping with area=*

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Mar 31 22:26:59 UTC 2015


Among other reasons, a managed forest, if it stops being actively managed, will gradually revert over time into a wild woodland, as other species start moving back in.


On March 31, 2015 5:16:10 PM CDT, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Am 31.03.2015 um 12:52 schrieb Daniel Koć <daniel at koć.pl>:
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> > So we have a simple hierarchy:
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> > landuse (implies)=> landcover
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> no, it doesn't imply
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> > but you have to know there is a "use" at all to tag it as "landuse".
> Since the trees may not be used (like in natural=wood), your statement
> is false.
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> indeed, distinguishing managed forests from unmanaged by use of the
> keys landuse and natural was very likely an unlucky decision, in my
> interpretation of these keys it does not work like this, and we would
> have to introduce a new key like managed=yes/no for this.
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> cheers 
> Martin
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