[Tagging] Satellite visibility of archaeological sites

Bjoern Hassler bjohas+mw at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 12:06:40 UTC 2016


I guess I am looking for something like
- http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:survey:date
- http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:check_date

but for satellite image cross-check (unlike survey:date, which is for
verification in person).

Bjoern

On 23 August 2016 at 13:02, Bjoern Hassler <bjohas+mw at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Martin, hi Marc,
>
> thanks for the response. I suppose another way of looking at it would be
> to say that the site's existence is verifiable from satellite images. Is
> there a tag for that? It could always be added to the note tag, but a
> structured tag may be better. E.g. "visible:bing2012=1" or
> "verified:bing2012=1".
>
> Alternatively maybe "source=bing' would also be ok? Strictly speaking,
> bing may not have been the source, as the data may come from a ground
> survey. But would it be reasonable to add "source=bing" if the structure is
> visible on bing? I suppose "verified:bing2012" may be clearer, and avoid
> confusion?
>
> Btw. I'm not proposing a new tag, just seeing whether there is an existing
> tag I can use.
>
> Bjoern
>
> On 23 August 2016 at 12:57, Marc Zoutendijk <marczoutendijk at mac.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>> > Op 23 aug. 2016, om 13:42 heeft Bjoern Hassler <bjohas+mw at gmail.com>
>> het volgende geschreven:
>> >
>> > […]
>>
>> > However, I'd like to add something like "visibility", indicating
>> whether the site is clearly visible from a satellite image (and may thus be
>> worth visiting).
>> >
>> > What do you think? What tag should I use?
>>
>> Satellite images come in various degrees of resolution and hence the
>> visibility tag would have to account for that. Because those sites may not
>> be visible at all on different areal images.
>>
>> And “being worth a vist” can easily be set with one of the tourism=*
>> solutions.
>>
>> Marc.
>>
>>
>>
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