[Tagging] Mapping deforestation wikipage proposal

Cascafico Giovanni cascafico at gmail.com
Tue Mar 19 23:04:33 UTC 2019

if your project aims to track deforestation in a timespan, IMHO you had
better to focus on trees only. Trying to guess which landuse is going to
replace trees is hard.

I'd start from an AOI entirely mapped with forest, wood or, in doubt, the
generic landcover=trees all of which derived from not up-to-date imagery
(ie Bing).
With this baseline you can then alter polygons with fresh imagery (ie

This implies to use OSM as an history container. It's up to you to find
methods to save intermediate "snapshots". You can backup AOI periodically
or maybe use planet diffs.
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